BI 144 Sustaining the Biosphere (Spring: 3)
Satisfies Natural Science Core Requirement
Environmental problems and their solutions occur at the intersection of
natural systems and the human systems that manipulate the natural world.
The course will provide students with an integrated understanding of human
systems that affect nature. Topics will include climate, air and water pollution,
economics and urbanization, food and agriculture, population growth, biodiversity,
waste management and health and toxicology. Sustainability, personal responsibility
and a proactive approach to involvement in solutions to current environmental
crises will be emphasized. This course is designed for students who are
not majoring in biology or biochemistry.
Last Updated: 22-NOV-13