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College Catalog 2017-2018 
College Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIO 147 Environmental Health

Credits: (3)
This course reveals how the sustained vitality of the planet is essential for maintaining the health of the societies and economies of the Earth. Major topics showing the mutual dependence of these realms of human existence (i.e., ecology, culture, and economics) are discussed. These topics include population forces, habitat alteration, pollution of air/soil and living species, water use and abuse, agricultural methods, and fuel (both fossil and renewable). Practical and attainable solutions to our current problems in these areas are emphasized. Solutions range from the personal through community, national, and global levels. Prerequisite(s): No prerequisite.