Apr 22, 2024  
2023-2024 WWCC College Catalog 
2023-2024 WWCC College Catalog

AGSC 101 - Introduction to Environmental Sciences

Credits: 5
LEC hours per week: 4
LAB hours per week: 2
Provides a study of natural and modified systems and their interactions with humans and other living organisms. Formerly: AGPR 101.
Prerequisite(s): Appropriate placement score or grade of C or higher in ENGL 097 ; or permission of the Division Chair or designee. 
Recommended: READ 088  or higher.
Course Outcomes:
  • Identify natural and modified environments.
  • Identify effects of human interactions with natural systems.
  • Identify stream and riparian habitat assessments.
  • Identify stream and riparian habitat improvements.
  • Address local governmental procedures.
Course Topics:
  1. Natural and modified environments
  2. Climate and air pollution
  3. Food and agriculture production
  4. Hazardous waste
  5. Water pollution
  6. Water resources
  7. Stream and riparian assessments and improvements
Course Attribute(s): Natural Science