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
26797 ES 1 55Z ······· TBA-TBA William Roeder ONLINE

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2021-10-18 to 2021-12-10.

Course Details

4 Units
Four hours lecture (48 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


See general education pages for the requirements this course meets.
EWRT 1A or EWRT 1AH or (EWRT 1AS and EWRT 1AT) or ESL 5.
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