The College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences (CMNS) offers students a high quality, innovative, and cross-disciplinary experience. Through Terp Young Scholars, CMNS engages students in learning about the environment, computer programming, and the ways science is used to combat human diseases.
BSCI279E: Environmental Biology - Online
The environment is in the news almost daily—global warming, toxic waste, oil spills, and loss of biodiversity. How can you understand these complex topics? What is the basis for your own behaviors and decisions regarding the environment? The science of environmental biology can help you make sense of the natural world around you and your impact on it. BSCI279E will explore adaptation and natural selection; organismic, population, community, and ecosystem ecology; and human impact on natural systems.
This course provides an introduction to the internet/web capabilities and trends, and to computer programming in the context of building simple web pages. Intended for students with no previous programming experience who wish to understand the technologies making web sites possible, this course will provide a set of practical problem solving skills necessary for the development of dynamic client-side web content.