GEB-3201

Global Environmental Challenges

Course Detail

Career
Undergraduate
Units
3.00
Grading Basis
Letter Grade
Course Components
Lecture
Campus
Offering School
School of Humanities and Social Science

Description

This course covers the basic concepts, processes and principles of major environmental problems in the contemporary world. After a general introduction to environmental problems and sustainability, the course adopts a multidisciplinary approach to examine a variety of global environmental challenges including environmental pollution, climate change and natural hazards. Study of the interaction between human society and natural environment will help students better understand the man-environment relationship and the importance of sustainable development. The importance of geographical regions in understanding environmental issues is highlighted throughout the course.