ES 1
Introduction to Environmental Studies


Course Description

An introductory study of environmental issues, their underlying causes and potential solutions from an interdisciplinary perspective, considering science, history, culture, philosophy, and ethics, law and regulation, politics, economics, and management practices. Topics include current environmental issues related to nature/wildlife preservation, natural resource use and conservation, pollution control and prevention, and energy use and climate change. Students learn how their personal and career choices and actions can protect nature, preserve natural resources, prevent pollution, reduce energy demands and decrease climate change impacts for the benefit of current and future generations.

(One field trip may be required outside of class time.)

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
25401 ES 1 50Z ······· TBA-TBA Alicia De Toro ONLINE

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2022-09-26 to 2022-12-16.
Footnote:
E S D001. 50Z: This class does not have scheduled meetings. Students can log in anytime to do the required weekly course work. Students must have access to a computer, the internet and an individual email address. We recommend a laptop or desktop computer to successfully complete the course; a tablet or phone may not be adequate for all assignments and tests. Most De Anza classes will use the Canvas course management system. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page: https://deanza.instructure.com/courses/3382 . The Student Online Resources hub with extensive information and tips can be found at deanza.edu/online-ed/students/remotelearning.


Course Details

Units
4 Units
Hours
  • Weekly Lecture Hours: 4
  • Weekly Lab Hours: 0
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading

Requisites

Advisory
EWRT D001A or EWRT D01AH or (EWRT D01AS and EWRT D01AT) or ESL D005.
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