BIOLOGY 101 - Energy, Food, and the Environment
Section: 001
Term: FA 2009
Subject: Biology (BIOLOGY)
Department: LSA Biology
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, NS
Credit Exclusions:
Credit is granted for a combined total of 17 credits elected in introductory biology.
Cost:
<50
Other Course Info:
F.
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This is a course for non-science concentrators that provides an introduction to those aspects of biology that have direct applicability to the lives of people in today's world. Subjects include race and the historical development of ideas about how biology was thought to be a determinant; a critique of the biological determinist assumption of genetic control of human behavior; energy and the history of its development; global warming as a consequence of that history; agriculture and food production and its historical relationship with ecology.

BIOLOGY 101 - Energy, Food, and the Environment
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
32559
Open
8
 
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MWF 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Note: --ALL DISCUSSION SECTIONS BEGIN ON MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 14.
002 (DIS)
P
32561
Open
1
 
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M 10:00AM - 11:30AM
003 (DIS)
P
32563
Closed
0
 
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M 11:30AM - 1:00PM
004 (DIS)
P
32565
Closed
0
 
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M 1:00PM - 2:30PM
005 (DIS)
P
32567
Closed
0
 
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M 4:00PM - 5:30PM
006 (DIS)
P
32569
Closed
0
 
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Tu 10:00AM - 11:30AM
007 (DIS)
P
32571
Closed
0
 
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Tu 2:30PM - 4:00PM
008 (DIS)
P
32573
Closed
0
 
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Tu 2:30PM - 4:00PM
009 (DIS)
P
32575
Closed
0
 
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Tu 4:00PM - 5:30PM
010 (DIS)
P
32577
Open
1
 
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W 10:00AM - 11:30AM
011 (DIS)
P
32579
Closed
0
 
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W 1:00PM - 2:30PM
012 (DIS)
P
32581
Closed
0
 
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W 4:00PM - 5:30PM
013 (DIS)
P
32583
Closed
0
 
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Th 10:00AM - 11:30AM
014 (DIS)
P
32585
Closed
0
 
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Th 11:30AM - 1:00PM
015 (DIS)
P
32587
Closed
0
 
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Th 2:30PM - 4:00PM
016 (DIS)
P
32589
Closed
0
 
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F 10:00AM - 11:30AM
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ISBN: 0199295514
Science and religion : a very short introduction, Author: Dixon, Thomas (Thomas M.), Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc 2008
Required
ISBN: 9781594200823
The omnivore's dilemma : a natural history of four meals, Author: Pollan, Michael., Publisher: Penguin Press 2006
Required
ISBN: 9780465027613
Boiling point : how politicians, big oil and coal, journalists, and activists are fueling the climate crisis--and what we can do to avert disaster, Author: Gelbspan, Ross., Publisher: Basic Books 2004
Required
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