Dec 11, 2018  
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

FYS 1001 - Environmental Sustainability

Hours: 4
This class looks at environmental sustainability through a multidisciplinary lens, illustrating the interconnection between humans, the environment and sustainable use of resources. Students will be challenged to explore how personal actions can ultimately affect global conditions and reflect on how modifications of personal choices can result in preserving and sustaining environments for future generations. Specific topics considered include: defining sustainability, an overview of earth processes, food production, hazardous wastes and climate change.