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GEO* 203: This Fragile Planet: Toward an Environmentally Responsible World

3 Credits
This course introduces the student to the global environmental dilemma facing the world today. Its aim is to enhance awareness and understanding of the state of our natural environment, the rise of environmental consciousness in this country and abroad, and some of the major initiatives underway to secure a path toward a sustainable accommodation and development of the world’s growing population. This course draws upon the disciplines of geography, history, political science, and economics, stressing their interrelatedness when dealing with ecological issues. Alternative pathways to remedial action will be discussed, and important policy documents analyzed. Case studies of environmental action will be introduced.
Prerequisites: Eligibility for ENG* 101 .
Offered: Fall



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