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2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog
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GE 225 - Global Environmental Issues

Credit Hours: 4
Contact Hours: 4
Prerequisites/Other Requirements: None

English Prerequisites: None

Math Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None
Description: This course is devoted to an exploration of natural ecosystems, with special reference to human impacts on climate, water resources, vegetation and wildlife. Because human-environmental interrelationships continue to play significant roles in the vitality of ecosystems, as well as in the expansion of urban areas and populations, addressed in this course are pragmatic sustainable resource management strategies to ameliorate environmental problems such as those relating to land use, deforestation, water pollution, and global climate change in addition to habitat loss and species extinction. Students are tasked with examining pressing environmental problems in North America and across the globe, engaging in environmental impact assessment, and conducting analysis of prospective solutions.

Department Consent: No Department Consent Required
General Education Distribution Category Met: Natural Sciences

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