2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    
    Jun 15, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

BIO 350 - Global Climate Change

3 credits
Crosslisted:  ENV 350  
Prerequisite(s): SCI 101  and SCI 102  
This course examines the cause and consequences of global climate change and what individuals and society can do to mitigate the effects of climate change. The emphasis of this course is on the planet as a whole system. A basic overview of physical systems, including the carbon cycle, the role of oceans and ice caps, and how these systems are modeled is stressed. The consequences of climate change, both cultural and biological, and the policy, adaptation and change people can make are also examined in detail.