GEOG 290 : Environmental Problems

Transcript title

Environmental Problems

Credits

3

Grade mode

Standard letter grades

Contact hours total

30

Lecture hours

30

Recommended preparation

WR 121.

Description

Examines intentional and inadvertent human modification of the natural environment and local, regional and global problems it may cause. Includes deforestation, urbanization, resource depletion and climate.

Learning outcomes

1. Describe how human activities affect natural systems.
2. Delineate geographic distributions of environmental impacts.
3. Understand the process of international environmental problem solving.
4. Understand the complexity and interconnectedness of major environmental issues.
5. Describe the various reasons that historical societies have “collapsed” due to environmental degradation.

General education/Related instruction lists

  • Discipline Studies/Social Science

Outside of
expected

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