Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-506-147 058871 Environmental Biology
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description10-506-147 ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY ...environmental problems are examined from scientific, ethical, economic and sociological perspectives. Emphasis is placed on protection of the human environment with discussion of environmental issues and environmentally related public health concerns. (Prerequisite: Accepted into Environmental Engineering program or preprogram)
Total Credits4
Prior Learning Assessments
None
Course Competencies
  1. Outline the scientific method
  2. Demonstrate how to use lab equipment
  3. Identify microscopic organisms
  4. Identify cell structures and function
  5. Differentiate the basic biological processes
  6. Identify plants and plant parts
  7. Compute population dynamics
  8. Describe the Principles of Evolution
  9. Apply Proper Handling and Examination of Microbiological Cultures
  10. classify microorganisms based on differentiating characteristics
  11. Examine the chemical and physical requirements for microbial growth and growth control
  12. Analyze the interactions and impact of microorganisms on humans
  13. Examine the natural roles of microorganisms in the environment