Spring Quarter
Lecture: 3:10 PM – 4:30 PM, TR (Wellman Hall 26)
General Education Credits: SE, SS, WE
Credits: 3
Instructor: E. Monier

SAS 9 – Crisis in the Environment is an interactive course that explores contemporary environmental issues by examining the causes, effects and solutions to a wide range of environmental problems facing the global ecosystem. Integrated discussion of political, societal and economic impact linkages with environmental problems.

Topics covered:

  • The climate crisis
  • Forest fires and forest management
  • Acid rain
  • Mercury
  • Ozone and particle pollution
  • Water crisis
  • Ocean exploitation
  • Food security
  • Environmental justice
  • Mass extinctions
  • Biodiversity loss

Documents: General Syllabus