MWF 8:00 - 8:50
To learn about the natural and human components of environmental science; to understand that scientific observations make possible protection and management of Earth’s environment. Students will be able to
Course Format:Textbook readings, content lectures, documentaries, in-class projects and presentations, laboratory activities, and individual projects will be the foundation of the class. Summary course notes will be delivered during lectures and can be downloaded from the web. Your notes, together with the text, will be the basis for in-class tests. Laboratory exercises are in the lab notebook you will purchase in lab. Laboratory tests/quizzes will be based on pre-lab readings and laboratory activities.
Acceptable format examples for all presentation and journal assignments will be posted on WebCT. Students are responsible for viewing examples and using acceptable formats for presentations and journals.
In order to take a make-up, a written excuse must be provided before or within one class period of the scheduled exam.
In order to turn in a late assignment, a written excuse must be provided before or within one class period of the scheduled exam.(
Attendance is required; be on time and do not leave early. Students with 3 or more unexcused absences will be dropped from the course. All students should refer to the MSU Student Handbook for university policies related to student responsibilities, rights, and activities.
This syllabus is subject to change. All changes will be announced in class and posted on WebCT. Students are responsible for keeping up with the syllabus.
Grades will be posted on WebCT. Students are responsible for keeping track of their grades. Grades cannot be given over the phone or by email.
Appointments made outside of office hours must be confirmed by email.