ENV 101 - Critical Thinking: Global Environmental Issues

Course teaches basic critical thinking skills through engagement with some of the most fundamental global environmental problems of our time (e.g., energy and oil, climate change, world water resources, biodiversity loss and species extinctions). The course will examine means of living sustainably with the planet and will provide students with the tools to sort through the media hype and distortions of information that are all too common on all sides of these issues. Students will appreciate that critical thinking skills are applicable to all intellectual endeavors as well as to the profitable living of one’s own life.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2020