2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) 
    
    Jun 18, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda)

URB-UY 2334 Introduction to Environmental Sciences

4 Credits
This course addresses the basic processes, as studied by the physical, biological sciences, and behavioral that determine the nature of the physical environment and how it affects life on earth. Topics include the physical environment (Lithosphere, Hydrosphere, Atmosphere, climate); the biological environment (biological systems, biodiversity, population dynamics, ecology) and modern environmental problems, including resource shortages (such as water and energy), diseases, soil, water and air pollution, climate change and their relationship to political and economic issues.

Prerequisite(s): Completion of EXPOS-UA 1  or EXPOS-UA 4 .
Note: This course cannot be used to satisfy the Humanities/Social Science requirement.