Sustainability Minor

Lower Division Requirement

ENV110 Intro to Enviro Science with Lab

This interdisciplinary class approach to our environment emphasizes the study of the physical, chemical, biological problems of the Earth. It includes human interactions with the environment, the impact of human development, and technology on the quality of natural resources and living organisms. Lecture (3 units) and required laboratory (1 unit). Additional lab fee. (4 units; Fall)

Koo, Bonjun
08/24/2020 Th 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Yeager Center B110
Koo, Bonjun
08/24/2020 M 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Yeager Center B110

Upper Division Requirements

ENV350L Urban Agriculture Lab

This laboratory experience is designed to teach students about the basic concepts of urban agriculture. Students will gain hands on experience in the field of urban agriculture ranging from topics such as hydroponics, soil quality, composting, worm farming, erosion control, plant cloning and propagation, micro-greens, and how to grow food in planter boxes or small containers. Students will be taught a wide range of agricultural principles related to urban farming, urban gardening, and how to grow and distribute food locally in a sustainable system. (1 unit; Fall)

Lanphere, Jacob D.
08/24/2020 F 1:15 PM - 4:15 PM TBA

ENV370 Soil and Water

This course assesses the importance of soil and water as natural resources for ecosystems and societies. Soil and water resources, soil erosion, government conservation programs, water conservation, irrigation, salinity and drainage will be discussed. Understanding the principles of the soil water cycle to improve water use efficiency of dry land and irrigate systems. Understand how to utilize soil resource assessment tools to make land management decisions. Prerequisite: ENV 110. (3 units; Spring, even years)

ENV430 SustainbltyAndConservatnWithLab

Sustainability and Conservation is the science of preserving biodiversity and sustaining the earth. This is an interdisciplinary course that examines the human impact on biodiversity and the earth. The course synthesizes the fields of ecology, environmental science, evolution, genetics, philosophy, economics, sociology, and political science, with emphasis on the development of strategies for preserving populations, species, biological communities, and entire ecosystems. (4 units; Spring, odd years)

Koo, Bonjun
01/11/2021 W 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA