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Fall 2020 - Summer 2021 Course Catalog 
Fall 2020 - Summer 2021 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIOL 159 - Problems in Pollution

3 credits

General causes of pollution, including philosophical, historical, cultural, economic, and sociological reasons for levels of pollution in the world today. Sources as well as environmental and human health impacts of water, land, and air pollution are studied in detail. Emphasis is on pollution in chemical, physical, and biological terms. The roles of regulatory law, technology, population dynamics, consumerism, and cultural attitudes in pollution generation and mitigation are investigated for each form of pollution.

Prerequisites: Suggested BIOL 155 Environmental Studies  or BIOL 101 Principles of Biological Science (and Lab) .
Offered fall and spring semesters.