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SC 253 — Ecology and Environmental Problems

3 credits; 3 lecture hours

Introduces principles and applications of ecosystem, community, and population ecology, with particular emphasis on the effects of human activities on the natural environment. Current problems in acidification, conservation biology, desertification, global climate change, habitat destruction, ozone depletion, waste management, and pollution are addressed. (G3: Natural Sciences)
Prerequisite(s): mathematic proficiency (see beginning of Science section).