Earth & Environment

College of Arts & Sciences

Environmental Earth Sciences

CAS ES 105

Geological processes in environmental science; groundwater quantity and quality; geological resource supply and recovery; earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and other natural hazards; landforms, climate, desertification, glaciation, and ocean circulation patterns. Lab meets with lecture. Carries natural science divisional credit (with lab) in CAS. 4 cr. Tuition: $2480; lab fee: $200; total charge: $2680

Summer 1 (May 19-June 26)

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Introduction to Environmental Science

CAS GE 100

Introduction to basic physical, ecological, and environmental concepts underlying the relationship between human society and the natural environment. Evaluation of problems and options available in dealing with the areas of natural resources, pollution, environmental degradation, and population growth. Carries social science divisional credit in CAS. 4 cr. Tuition: $2480

Summer 1 (May 19-June 25)

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Natural Environments: The Atmosphere

CAS GE 101

An introduction to weather and climate. Topics include the controls of weather and climate, day-to-day variations in weather, severe storms, climates of the world, urban climate and air pollution, past climates and climatic change, and the impact of climatic variations on society. Carries natural science divisional credit (with lab) in CAS. 4 cr. Tuition: $2480

Summer 2 (June 30-August 6)

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Sustainable Energy: Technology, Resources, Society, and Environment

CAS GE 150

Examines the social, environmental, and technological aspects of renewable and nonrenewable energy systems. Discusses energy issues in context of globalization, climate change, and sustainable development. Explores lifestyle and policy decisions related to energy issues. Carries social science divisional credit in CAS. 4 cr. Tuition: $2480

Summer 1 (May 19-June 25)

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