Earth & Environmental Sciences
ENVR 1101: Environmental Science
Lecture - 4 credits
- Focuses on the complex array of topics that collectively form the discipline of environmental science.
- Emphasizes the problems facing today's natural, human-managed, and coupled human/natural ecosystems and the solutions to those problems.
- Studies the human dimensions of environmental science, including culture, politics, worldviews, ethics, and economics, particularly within the context of global climate change.
- Offers students an opportunity to learn to analyze data as a means of exploring relationships among societal and ecological drivers affecting economic, ecological, and socioeconomic stability; to learn how the scientific method is used to separate fact and data from opinion; and to apply these methods to explore the causes and solutions to global climate change.
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