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BIOL 1136 - Environmental Science (Race to Save the Planet Learning Community)
Fall 2013, Section 02

ID #Subj#SecTitleDatesDaysTimeCrdsStatusInstructorDelivery MethodLoc
000043 BIOL 1136 02 Environmental Science (Race to Save the Planet Learning Community)
08/26 - 12/18
12:45pm - 4:10pm
3.0 Open Geist, Cathy
Location: Minneapolis Comm & Tech College
Building/Room: Science 1120

Meeting Details
8/26/2013 - 12/18/2013 M W 12:45pm - 4:10pm Science 1120 Geist, Cathy

  • Prerequisites: Placement into READ 1300 or completion of READ 0200 or ESOL 0052. THIS COURSE IS PART OF THE 'RACE TO SAVE THE PLANET' LEARNING COMMUNITY. In this learning community, you will explore Earth's amazing natural environments and the environmental challenges we face that impact humans and the rest of life. You will discover connections between current environmental challenges and social/political issues such as poverty, environmental racism, human population growth, and consumption. You will experience team-teaching by 2 instructors, including discussions and readings that integrate Environmental Science and Political Science, small group activities, hands-on fieldwork, and public work projects to take action on what you are learning. These courses satisfy 4 Goal Areas of the Mn Transfer Curriculum (Areas, 3, 5, 9, 10). This learning community is compiled of 4 courses: BIOL 1136-02 MW 12:45-4:10, BIOL 1137-36 F 12:45-4:10, PSCI 1137-01 MW 12:45-4:10 and PSCI 1111-01 MW 12:45-4:10. For further information on Race to Save the Planet, you can visit this website: http://www.minneapolis.edu/rtsp

Location Details
Offered through: Minneapolis Community and Technical College.
Campus: Minneapolis Comm. and Tech. College. Location: Minneapolis Comm & Tech College.

Seat Availability
Status: Open Size: 36 Enrolled: 17 Seats Remaining: 19

Prerequisites (Courses and Tests)
[READ 0200 - Reading 2; OR , ESOL 0052 - Reading 5]

Full refund is available until August 30, 2013, 11:59PM CST.
Adding course is closed. Dropping course is closed.
The last day to withdraw from this course is November 27, 2013.

Tuition and Fees (Approximate)

Tuition and Fees (approximate):

Tuition -resident: $465.75
Tuition -nonresident: $465.75
Approximate Course Fees: $69.18

Course Level

BIOL 1137 ; PSCI 1111 ; PSCI 1137

Minnesota Transfer Curriculum Goal
  • Goal 03 - Natural Science
    • Demonstrate understanding of scientific theories.
  • Goal 10 - People/Environment
    • Explain the basic structure and function of various natural ecosystems and of human adaptive strategies within those systems.

This course is a topical examination of issues related to the increasing human impact on, and exploitation of, the biosphere, focusing on Earth's ecological systems, resource and energy use and pollution.

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