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Columbus State University

Environmental Science options

ENVS 5207. Experimental Design and Statistical Analysis (3-3-4) Undergraduate Prerequisite: STAT 1127 and ENVS 3105 with a grade of "C" or better; Any 3000+ BIOL, ENVS, CHEM, GEOL, ANTH course with a grade of "C" or better. Graduate Prerequisite: STAT 1127 with a grade of "C" or better; any 3000+ BIOL, ENVS, CHEM, GEOL, ANTH course, with a grade of "C" or better. This interdisciplinary course emphasizes the practical use of the scientific method with emphasis on experimental design, sample collection, data management/visualization, statistical analysis and scientific communication. Most examples will be drawn from Environmental Science, Biology, Geology disciplines.

ENVS 5715. Environmental Science Seminar (1-0-1) Seminar emphasizes current topics through readings and presentations by practitioners in Environmental Sciences. S/U grading. Undergraduate level:Course may be repeated up to 3 credits. Graduate level:Course may be repeated up to 4 credits.

ENVS 6106. Environmental Law and Regulations (3-0-3) Study of federal, state, and local laws related to the protection of the environment and populations. Effects and implications of such laws and regulations and the relationships among agencies in the promulgation and enforcement of them. Requirements and obligations of scientists testifying as expert witnesses in environmental cases.