ENVIRON 101 - Energy, Food, and the Environment
Section: 001
Term: FA 2012
Subject: Program in the Environment (ENVIRON)
Department: LSA Environment
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, NS
Credit Exclusions:
Credit is granted for a combined total of 17 credits elected in introductory biology.
Cost:
<50
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:

The course begins with a presentation of the basic ideas of the method of science and its history and then proceeds to an analysis of the current environmental crises, especially as related to the problem of food and energy and their production and utilization. Subjects include the crisis of obesity in the U.S., nutritional diseases such as diabetes, the growth of the industrial system of agriculture, alternative forms of agriculture, the development of the hydrocarbon energy society, global climate change and its consequences, among others. Emphasis is placed on the need for scientific understanding of these problems and citizen participation in developing rational solutions.

Intended Audience:

This is a course aimed at non-science concentrators, interested in issues of food, energy and the environment.

ENVIRON 101 - Energy, Food, and the Environment
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
26750
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0
 
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MWF 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Note: --ALL DISCUSSION SECTIONS BEGIN ON MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12.
002 (DIS)
P
26751
Closed
0
 
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M 11:30AM - 1:00PM
003 (DIS)
P
26752
Open
1
 
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M 1:00PM - 2:30PM
004 (DIS)
P
26753
Closed
0
 
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Tu 10:00AM - 11:30AM
005 (DIS)
P
26754
Closed
0
 
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Tu 2:30PM - 4:00PM
006 (DIS)
P
26755
Closed
0
 
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W 10:00AM - 11:30AM
007 (DIS)
P
26756
Closed
0
 
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W 1:00PM - 2:30PM
008 (DIS)
P
26757
Closed
0
 
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Th 11:30AM - 1:00PM
009 (DIS)
P
26758
Open
1
 
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F 10:00AM - 11:30AM
010 (DIS)
P
26759
Closed
0
 
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M 11:30AM - 1:00PM
011 (DIS)
P
26760
Closed
0
 
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Tu 2:30PM - 4:00PM
012 (DIS)
P
26761
Closed
0
 
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Th 11:30AM - 1:00PM
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