SOC 116 The Environment, Sustainability and Your Future

This multi-disciplinary course is designed to introduce students to key environmental and ecological crises facing humankind with an emphasis on sustainability issues and responses from different disciplinal perspectives. Taught by twelve faculty representing several different areas of knowledge including agriculture, business, culinary arts, engineering, health care, history, literature, oceanography, physics, socio-environmental policy, sociology, and water sciences, this course serves as an introduction to the basic concepts of climate change, resource depletions and species extinctions while focusing on adaptation responses from various disciplinal perspectives.  No prerequisites are required.  Three lecture hours per week.
3 credits Fall, Spring

3 credits
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