1. Introduction to the Ecosphere:
2. Humans and our Environment:
3. The Changing Biosphere:
4. The Changing Lithosphere:
5. The Changing Hydrosphere:
6. The Changing Atmosphere:
7. Achieving a Sustainable Future:
The primary method of instruction will be weekly lectures and seminar, which may include guest speakers.
Evaluation will be carried out in accordance with Douglas College policy. The instructor will present a written course outline with specific evaluation criteria at the beginning of the semester. Evaluation will be based on the table above.
After successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Students should consult the bookstore for the latest required course materials, including the textbook.
Berg, L.R., Hager, M. C., Goodman, L. and Baydack, R. Visualizing the Environment, Canadian Edition, Wiley/National Geographic. Latest edition; or equivalent text.
Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.
|Institution||Transfer Details||Effective Dates|
|Alexander College (ALEX)||ALEX SOSC 1XX (3)||2016/09/01 to -|
|Capilano University (CAPU)||CAPU GEOG 101 (3)||2016/09/01 to -|
|College of the Rockies (COTR)||COTR GEOG 1XX (3)||2016/09/01 to -|
|Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU)||KPU ENVI 1121 (3)||2016/09/01 to -|
|Langara College (LANG)||LANG GEOG 1XXX (3)||2016/09/01 to -|
|Nicola Valley Institute of Technology (NVIT)||No credit||2016/09/01 to -|
|Okanagan College (OC)||OC EESC 1XX (3) or OC GEOG 1XX (3)||2016/09/01 to -|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||SFU REM 100 (3)||2016/09/01 to -|
|Trinity Western University (TWU)||TWU GENV 1XX (3)||2019/05/01 to -|
|University Canada West (UCW)||UCW ECOL 1XX (3)||2016/09/01 to -|
|University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO)||UBCO EESC 1st (3)||2016/09/01 to -|
|University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV)||UBCV EOSC 1st (3)||2016/09/01 to -|
|University of the Fraser Valley (UFV)||UFV GEOG 111 (3)||2016/09/01 to -|
|University of Victoria (UVIC)||UVIC ES 2XX (1.5)||2016/09/01 to -|
|Vancouver Island University (VIU)||VIU GEOG 101 (3)||2017/09/01 to -|