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2021-2022 Catalogue 
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BI 205 - Biosphere at Risk

A study of significant global biological and ecological processes and their relation to human existence now and in the future. Throughout the course, students will examine the environmental consequences associated with contemporary issues such as human population growth, global climate change, and pollution. Students will also engage in discussions of relevant environmental issues in order to understand better how policy makers and other professionals work to solve these problems.

Note: Meets Global Engagement Learning Outcome (GLOB)


Required for Environmental Science majors and open to non-science majors, the course does not satisfy the College’s laboratory science requirement.


Three hours of lecture each week for one semester. Four credits.

Prerequisite(s): One semester of a college-level biology laboratory course or permission of the instructor.

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