2022-2023 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    Jan 31, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

ENV 350 - Global Climate Change

3 credits
Crosslisted: BIO 350  
Prerequisite(s): SCI 101 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 examined in detail, as well.