|COURSE NUMBER:||GEOG 300|
|COURSE TITLE:||Humankind and the Biosphere|
|NAME OF INSTRUCTOR:||Dr. Harry Spaling|
|CREDIT WEIGHT AND WEEKLY TIME DISTRIBUTION:||credits 3(hrs lect 3 - hrs sem 2 - hrs lab 0)|
|COURSE DESCRIPTION:||This course is a discussion of humankind's
place in nature and of its responsibility for other organisms, the
environment and resources. Environmental issues such as population,
climate change, air and water pollution, energy and biodiversity are
discussed with global and Canadian applications.
Same as ENVS 300.
Prerequisites: 3 credits of natural science
|REQUIRED TEXTS:||Norman Myers and Scott E. Spoolman 2014. Environmental Issues & Solutions: A Modular Approach. Brooks/Cole, Cengage Learning, Belmont, CA|
|MARK DISTRIBUTION IN PERCENT:||
|COURSE OBJECTIVES:||We will enter the
“university of creation”
and continue (because you have already started!) a lifelong education
of being aware of and learning from human interactions with the
creation so that we may become better caretakers of it.
Specifically, you will:
Required texts, assignments, and grade distributions
from one offering of this course to the next. Please consult
the course instructor for up to date details.
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