2015-2016 Undergraduate Bulletin

SCI 112 Environmental Science: A Focus on Sustainability

3 hours 

This course examines the core topics in environmental science and how environmental science informs sustainability, environmental policies, economics, and personal choices. Students will learn principles from the sciences of ecology and toxicology to study the relationships between living organisms, including humans, and their physical environment. The course will also consider environmental risks due to economic, political and cultural factors. Discussion will focus on how the Earth's resources are limited, and how these resources can best be used to benefit ecosystems and leave the environment healthy for future generations.




This course satisfies the Required Core: Life and Physical Sciences area of the Gen Ed Program.