Introduction to Environmental Sciences

Course number: ENSC 0105

Course length: 45 hrs

Course credits: 3 credits

Course description:

This course presents students with the fundamental physical processes that shape the Earth’s biological systems, including geological and atmospheric processes. The history and nature of the relationship between human societies and natural resources are explored to better understand how human activities impact them. Present population characteristics and pressures, patterns of resource use and energy consumption are examined to better discuss future scenarios. Contemporary environmental concerns, such as global climate change, are introduced, with an emphasis on Northern natural resources and energy issues.

Course delivery:

  • In Person

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