2020 - 2021 Dallas College Catalog

2020 - 2021 Catalog
Course Descriptions for Environmental Science

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Course Number: ENVR 1401 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Environmental Science I

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Course Description: Interdisciplinary study of both natural (biology, chemistry, geology) and social (economics, politics, ethics) sciences as they apply to the environment. Focus on current global concerns, including, global warming, overpopulation, deforestation, pollution, biodiversity and resource use. Practical laboratory experience emphasizes the application of fundamental principles of biology, chemistry and geology as well as critical thinking and analysis. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 0301035201


Course Number: ENVR 1402 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, ECC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Environmental Science II

This is a Texas Common course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Course Description: Interdisciplinary study of both natural (biology, chemistry, geology) and social (economics, politics, ethics) as they apply to the environment. Focus on energy issues, global warming, ozone loss, land use, conservation and management, deforestation, biodiversity, the history of environmental law and regulation and local environmental problems. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 0301035201



ACGM (Lower-Division Academic Course Guide Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for general academic transfer among community, state, and technical colleges in Texas; and state public four-year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.


WECM (Workforce Education Course Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.