Current Courses - Fall 2018

All classes are offered on the Plant City Campus

Introduction to Environmental Sustainability; EVS 1001 - online.
Learn how simple changes to your life style can be beneficial for the planet and your own pocket book. Learn how to live a more sustainable life from the food you eat, to the products you buy, and the chemicals you use. Help protect the environment by becoming part of the solution and not the problem. This Introduction class is part of the Environmental Science Technology program. It is meant as a practical, applied class.

Natural Resource Management with Applications in Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
EVR 1041— Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00 to 5:00

An introduction to the appropriate use and potential applications of geographic information systems (GIS) in natural resource management with emphasis on forest management and operations planning. Students will be presented with lectures and exercises that cover a wide range of GIS and GIS related topics and issues.

Environmental Sampling & Analysis III EVS 2895C - Hybrid; Meets on Saturdays from 11:00 to 2:00. (Aug. 25, Sept. 22, Sept. 29, Oct. 13, Oct. 20, Oct. 27, Dec. 1, and Dec. 8)
Urban development and agriculture threaten the safety of our water supply. This is a continuation of EVS 2894C. Learn additional methods of lab and field analysis and gain a better understanding of techniques of water analysis. This class will involve field trips to English Creek and other local natural areas.
Prerequisite: EVS 2894C

Natural Resource Management
FNR 1001— Hybrid; Meets on Saturdays from 9:00 to 10:50. (Aug. 25, Sept. 22, Sept. 29, Oct. 13, Oct. 20, Oct. 27, Dec. 1, and Dec. 8)
An introduction to the ecology and conservation of natural resources of native lands, concentrating on Florida ecosystems. Emphasis will be given toward management techniques for the conservation of interactive networks and ecosystems on which species depend. Topics include: land use, ecosystems management, conservation and restoration practices, wildlife and forest management, and prescribed fire management.
Prerequisite: EVR 1328. College level reading and math skills required.

Tentative Schedule for Spring 2019

EVS 2893C Environmental Sampling and Analysis I

EVS 2891 Hydrology and Quality of Water Resources

EVR 1328 Natural Resources Conservation and Ecology