Jun 09, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog

PH 121 - Lab for Environmental Science

Credit Hours: 1

This lab science elective satisfies the lab science course requirement for non-science majors. It is a required course for both the Environmental Science and the Environmental Technology degree programs.

Fulfills SUNY General Education – Natural Sciences.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • model flow of matter and energy in ecosystems and identify the ecological principles of human interactions with the environment;
  • use simple arithmetic to carry out calculations such as carrying capacity, growth rate, doubling time of population samples, etc, and give examples of how humans impact the environment with population growth, energy use and pollution, comparing both industrial and developing societies;
  • apply the scientific principles, identify the technologies and determine their efficiency and its impact on environmental problems; and
  • explain how the choices and tradeoffs posed by environmental challenges are connected to an individual’s personal decisions.

Concurrent Registration: PH 120
F/S (N, S)