BIOLOGY 101 - Energy, Food, and the Environment
Section: 001
Term: FA 2014
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:

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.

Course Requirements:

No data submitted

Intended Audience:

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

Class Format:

No data submitted

BIOLOGY 101 - Energy, Food, and the Environment
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
18757
Open
25
 
-
MWF 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Note: ALL DISCUSSION SECTIONS BEGIN ON MONDAY, SEPT. 8.
002 (DIS)
P
18758
Closed
0
 
7Enrollment Management
7UGRD & GRD
-
M 1:00PM - 2:30PM
003 (DIS)
P
18759
Open
2
 
9Enrollment Management
13UGRD & GRD
-
W 5:30PM - 7:00PM
004 (DIS)
P
18760
Open
5
 
8Enrollment Management
14UGRD & GRD
-
F 10:00AM - 11:30AM
005 (DIS)
P
18761
Closed
0
1Y2
9Enrollment Management
8UGRD & GRD
-
F 1:00PM - 2:30PM
006 (DIS)
P
18762
Open
9
 
8Enrollment Management
15UGRD & GRD
-
F 10:00AM - 11:30AM
007 (DIS)
P
18763
Closed
0
 
9Enrollment Management
17UGRD & GRD
-
F 1:00PM - 2:30PM
008 (DIS)
P
18764
Open
1
 
9Enrollment Management
11UGRD & GRD
-
Tu 4:00PM - 5:30PM
009 (DIS)
P
18765
Open
1
 
13UGRD & GRD
-
W 11:30AM - 1:00PM
010 (DIS)
P
18766
Closed
0
 
-
W 4:00PM - 5:30PM
011 (DIS)
P
18767
Open
7
 
-
F 10:00AM - 11:30AM
012 (DIS)
P
18768
Closed
0
 
-
F 11:30AM - 1:00PM
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