Feb 29, 2024  
2023-2024 College Catalog 
  
2023-2024 College Catalog
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BIOS 108 - Introduction to Environmental Sustainability


Credits: 4
This course is designed to explore the factors influencing the environment and to increase awareness of environmental problems and solutions. The student will learn scientific methods and scientific knowledge of issues of a sustainable future. Topics include population, energy, natural resources, food, water, biodiversity, waste management, global climate change, and the social, legal, ethical and cultural impacts of human interaction with the environment. Many issues will be examined from varying points of view, requiring comparisons of different attitudes and considerations. Ethical implications of action, policy, and situations will be examined. Lab exercises and service learning will supplement the theory presented. Volunteer work or the equivalent will be required. Purchase of lab equipment required.

Corequisite: BIOS 108L



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