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ENVS& 100
Survey of Environmental Science (5)

A college level telecourse in environmental science which also serve s as a resource for courses in biology, ecology, geography, geology and political science. It will utilize written material and television programs and may also serve as a resource for local governments and community action groups in planning and development. Student option grading.

ENVS& 101
Introduction to Environmental Science (5)

Examine natural cycles, ecosystems and other basic concepts of ecology. Study the issues of population, pollution and natural resources. The effects of economic, political and scientific decisions on us and our environment. Laboratory. Student option grading.

ENVS 202
Ecology of Natural Landscapes (6)

A study of the ecology of terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems and the interaction between them. This course examines models of how ecosystem m processes operate at the watershed and landscape level, and the management options and environmental regulations which evolve from our understanding of those processes. Prerequisite: ENVS& 101, equivalent, or instructor permission. Student option grading.

ENVS 297
Individual Project In Environmental Science (1)

Individual project in a specific area of environmental science. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of student's educational and work experience. Student option grading.

ENVS 298
Individual Project In Environmental Science (2)

Individual project in a specific area of environmental science. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of student's educational and work experience. Student option grading.

ENVS 299
Individual Project In Environmental Science (3)

Individual project in a specific area of environmental science. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of student's educational and work experience. Student option grading.

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GEOL& 101
Introduction to Physical Geology (5)

An introductory-level geology course with laboratory exploring the Earth's materials and major geologic processes including plate tectonics, earthquakes, volcanism and mountain building. Student option grading.

GEOL 107
Geologic Hazards (5)

An in-depth examination of the geologic hazards of the Pacific Northwest. Topics include: earthquakes, volcanoes & landslides, both globally and regionally. Emphasis will be on the science of these phenomena, effects on human populations, prediction, preparation & mitigation of the risk, & case studies. Prerequisite: Completion of EAP 099 or ENGL 099 with a 2.0 or better or placement into ENGL& 101.

GEOL& 110
Environmental Geology (5)

An introductory-level geology course with laboratory exploring the relations between geological processes and human populations including the impacts of human activities on the environment and the impacts of geological processes on human populations. Prerequisite: Completion of EAP 099 or ENGL 099 with a 2.0 or better or placement into ENGL& 101. Student option grading.

GEOL& 115
Geology of National Parks (5)

An exploration of major geologic processes through the discovery of the origin of the landscapes and the study of the geologic history of America's National Parks. Course will include laboratory and one week-end field trip to a National Park of Washington State. Student option grading.

GEOL& 208
Geology of The Pacific Northwest (6)

Examines geological history of the Pacific Northwest. Includes laboratory study of the rocks and structures of the Northwest provinces & four weekend field trips to study the most important areas first hand. Prerequisite: GEOL& 101 or permission. Student option grading.

GEOL 295
Special Topics In Geology (5)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in geology.

GEOL 297
Individual Project In Geology (1)

Individual project in a specific area of geology. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of students educational and work experience. Student option grading.

GEOL 298
Individual Project In Geology (2)

Individual project in a specific area of geology. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of students educational and work experience. Student option grading.

GEOL 299
Individual Project In Geology (3)

Individual project in a specific area of geology. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of students educational and work experience. Student option grading.

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OCEA& 101
Introduction to Oceanography (5)

Study of the sea floor features, the earth's interior, ancient sea levels and climates, pollutants, nutrients, ocean currents, waves, beaches, tides and habitats. Labs on rocks, charts and navigation, sea water and organisms of the sea. Student option grading.

OCEA 174
Underwater Photography (2)

Fundamentals of taking pictures underwater. Suitable films, cameras and underwater housings are demonstrated. The properties of light under water and special lighting effects are discussed. Pictures taken underwater are then critiqued in class. Student option grading.

OCEA 297
Individual Project In Oceanography (1)

Individual project in a specific area of oceanography. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of students educational and work experience. Student option grading.

OCEA 298
Individual Project In Oceanography (2)

Individual project in a specific area of oceanography. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of students educational and work experience. Student option grading.

OCEA 299
Individual Project In Oceanography (3)

Individual project in a specific area of oceanography. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of students educational and work experience. Student option grading.