N R 002 - Conservation of Natural Resources - Units 3
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
This course is designed to examine the need, importance, and philosophy of conservation of natural resources in our contemporary world. Human dependency on resources and an understanding of ecological principles and natural systems are emphasized. Topics include natural resource classification; history, importance, and methods of conservation; resource management issues; citizens' roles in conservation; and prospects for the future. Current environmental issues are discussed from local, national, and global perspectives. The course is designed to increase student's awareness of the importance of conservation of natural resources as a social and behavioral science and to increase student's participation in natural resource conservation. (UC, CSU)