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Introduction to Environmental Studies
ENVS 197
Spring 2022
Section: 01   02   03  
Crosslisting: BIOL 197, E&ES 197

This interdisciplinary study of human interactions with the environment and the implications for the quality of life examines the technical and social causes of environmental degradation at local and global scales, along with the potential for developing policies and philosophies that are the basis of a sustainable society. This will include an introduction to ecosystems, climatic and geochemical cycles, and the use of biotic and abiotic resources over time. It includes the relationship of societies and the environment from prehistoric times to the present. Interrelationships, feedback loops, cycles, and linkages within and among social, economic, governmental, cultural, and scientific components of environmental issues will be emphasized.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: NSM E&ES
Course Format: LectureGrading Mode:
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CIVI-MN)(E&ES)(ENVS-MN)(ENVS)(HRAD-MN)(STS)
Past Enrollment Probability: Less than 50%

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