2010-11 Catalog

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Offering Description

Environmental Challenges and Solutions

Summer quarter

Faculty: Ted Whitesell geography, environmental studies

Fields of Study: environmental studies and sustainability studies

Summer: CRN (Credit) Level 40044 (12) Full Session  

Credits: 12(Su)

Class Standing: Freshmen - Senior

Offered During: Day


Today, college graduates should be knowledgeable about the history, science, and politics of the unprecedented environmental challenges we face, such as global climate change; record human population levels; pollutants in our air, freshwater, oceans, and soils; and the decline of species everywhere.  This summer course surveys these environmental challenges, looks at how natural and social sciences help us understand and address them, and surveys how citizens can make significant contributions individually and through collective action.

Maximum Enrollment: 25

Advertised Schedule: 1-5p Tue/Wed/Thu

Required Fees: $90 for field trips and guest lecturers

Preparatory for studies or careers in: ecological restoration, sustainable agriculture, conservation, resource management, environmental health, climate impacts analysis, environmental justice, environmental advocacy, environmental education, and much more!

Campus Location: Olympia

Online Learning: Enhanced Online Learning

Books: www.tescbookstore.com