ENST-200 Fundamentals of Soil Science
This course provides an introduction to the basic principles of soil science. The physical, chemical and biological properties of soils will be emphasized and soil classification, genesis, distribution, ecology and plant‑soil relationships will be examined. The laboratory component will introduce students to field methods used in soil science, including soil survey, soil analysis and soil management. Field trips to local sites will be included. Prerequisite: CHEM-101 or PHYS-101. (3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab weekly)
ENST-233 Introduction to Environmental Health
This course examines the impact that environmental factors such as air, water and food have on human health and well-being, and how people influence the quality of their environment. Students will learn about how human evolution and prosperity results in challenges associated with pollution, overpopulation, health economics, environmental policy, and other issues. Environmental health tools, such as epidemiology, toxicology, policy, and regulation will be applied to current issues of concern. (3 hours weekly) NOTE: Also listed as PUBH-233.