2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    
    Oct 19, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue
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BL 104 - Twisted Planet: Global Issues in Biology

(3.00 cr.)

An examination of biological issues of significance in our global society, which is increasingly marked by an understanding of environmental consequences; worldwide markets and technology; competition for resources; civil/ethnic wars; changing traditional boundaries to disease; and the increasing disparity between developed and developing countries and regions. Major topics include biological considerations of race, population dynamics, the consequences of war, forest and biodiversity loss, global climate change, global water distribution, and the threats of emerging diseases. Fulfills the natural science core requirement for nonscience majors. A field trip to the National Aquarium in Baltimore is required.

Sessions Typically Offered: Fall/Spring/Summer
Years Typically Offered: Annually

Interdisciplinary Studies: GT



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