2021-2022 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    Jun 16, 2024  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CH 114 - Global Environment

(3.00 cr.)

Explores how humans have changed the planet, resulting in a new geologic age known as the Anthropocene. Includes an introduction to systems theory as applied to the Earth system and its components, and the role of humans in environmental change. Topics covered in this course include major environmental issues of the Anthropocene such as climate change, biodiversity loss, pollution, and water availability, and how these issues relate to environmental justice. Fulfills one math/science core requirement for nonnatural science majors. Field trips are included. Weekend field trip may be required.

Sessions Typically Offered: Spring
Years Typically Offered: Annually

Interdisciplinary Studies: GT/IES/IPJ

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