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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GEOL 477. Contemporary Issues in the Geosciences

Credits 4.00 PeopleSoft Course ID 011835

As a capstone experience, this course serves as an opportunity for students to view issues of the Earth system from an Earth-based perspective. Building on previous course work in the major (physical geology, meteorology, oceanography, etc.), students will investigate such issues as global warming, population and sustainable development and environmental ethics. Particular emphasis is placed upon the Earth’s perspective from a historical viewpoint.  Prerequisite: GEOL 211 , GEOL 320 , GEOL 367  and GEOL 377