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OCN 120: Global Environmental Challenges (3 credits)

Course Description

Scientific approach to evaluating human-caused environmental challenges and their potential solutions. (3 hours lecture)

Pre-Requisite(s): None.

Recommended Preparation: Basic pre-college level math, chemistry, physics.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Apply scientific principles and methods to describe natural Earth system interactions and human impacts on the environment.
  • Solve very basic problems involving chemistry and physics, and read and create graphs of data.
  • Apply scientific principles and methods to compare causes of environmental problems and impacts of potential solutions to environmental challenges.
  • Apply scientific principles and reasoning to critically evaluate proposed explanations for global environmental challenges.

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