ENSC 101

Introduction to Earth and Ecological Sciences

Course overview

You’ll expand your knowledge of the basic concepts necessary for a scientific understanding of the physical structure of the planet Earth and the life that it supports.

Course information

Prerequisites and Restrictions You must satisfy the following requirement(s):
  • restriction Introduction to Earth Science, PHSC-105
Credits 15
Domestic fees $937.00

What you will learn

After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:

  1. Relate the fundamental geological and ecological processes, and their interactions, that cause landscape level changes.
  2. Communicate an understanding of the basic principles of the geological and ecological sciences, including classifying geological materials and units of life at a broad level.
  3. Express science-based value judgments concerning the land and its biological components.
  4. Illustrate the importance of multiple perspectives when applying geological and ecological interactions to human problems.

Course examiners

Adrian Paterson

Associate Professor Adrian Paterson

Head of Department

Department of Pest Management and Conservation
Carol Smith

Associate Professor Carol Smith

Head of Department

Department of Soil and Physical Sciences