Sep 29, 2022  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENVSCI 121 - Introduction to Environmental Science Lab

1 Credit(s) | Laboratory |
Course can be counted for credit once

This course offers a hands-on, experiential overview of physical, chemical, biological, geological laboratory and field skills needed for the environmental sciences, and serves as a core required course for Environmental Science majors. Students will be introduced to field techniques, internet research, laboratory skills and data analyses. Experiences may include a Boston Harbor cruise, delineation of a local watershed, assessing air and water quality, running computer simulation models, and using GPS/GIS to locate and map spots on the UMass Boston campus. Students must have access to a laptop computer with Excel- and MSWord-compatible software in order to enroll.

Enrollment Requirements:
Corequisite: ENVSCI 120