Upon successful completion of this course, students should:
- Understand basic environmental issues ranging from global population growth, managing resources, conservation, economics, human pathology, politics and personal ethics.
- Understand scientific processes, scientific methodology, and scientific validity.
- Evaluate resource management techniques from a local perspective.
- Evaluate resource management techniques from a global perspective.
- Evaluate global environmental issues and its relationships on the world’s diverse cultures.
- Recognize the principles of inter-relationships between living organisms within ecosystems and explain the impact of human activity on these relationships.
- Be able to compare possible solutions, constrictive ideas and new approaches to many of environmental problems and the difficulties inherent in carrying these solutions.
- Research an environmental issue and present findings in a group setting.