This course is intended to provide an introduction to the study of food production, human cultures, energy and mineral use, economics, politics, and land usage from an environmental viewpoint. Studied are the major ecosystems on Earth (deserts, forests, etc.) and their individual characteristics. Also included will be current major problems such as global warming and ozone loss and the effects of all environmental problems on plant and animal species. Emphasis will be on actions that individuals and groups can do to reduce environmental degradation. The course is designed for non-majors.
BIO 101 and/or CHEM 100 recommended, but not required.
All other course information will be e-mailed upon registration.
Carl Sandburg College: 2400 Tom L Wilson Blvd Galesburg, IL 61401 Phone: 3093415205