CAP 3140 Environment, Technology, and Society

Emphasis on relationships and interactions of physical, biological, technological, and cultural components of environment. Study of selected interdisciplinary problems. Elaborates on student's previous university experience and develops environmental literacy. Prerequisite(s): student must have satisfied university entrance requirements in English and Mathematics; completion of both Liberal Arts Core Life Sciences and Physical Sciences requirements; junior standing.

Course details

Units: 
2
Course syllabus: 
View the course syllabus for more details
Prerequisites: 
Student must have satisfied university entrance requirements in English and Mathematics; completion of both Liberal Arts Core Life Sciences and Physical Sciences requirements; junior standing.
Bachelor of Liberal Studies (BLS) distribution area: 

Students working toward their Bachelor of Liberal Studies may apply credit earned in this course to their degree. This Guided Independent Study course is applicable to the Natural Sciences and Mathematics distribution area. Learn more about the BLS degree program.

Liberal Arts Core: 

Students who plan to graduate from UNI must complete the Liberal Arts Core (LAC). This Guided Independent Study course is applicable to Category 6. Capstone Experience. For details about your LAC, please discuss with your advisor and/or visit www.uni.edu/lac.

Textbook(s)

Sharp, Z. Annual Editions: Environment 11/12. 2011. Dushkin/McGraw-Hill Publishing. 0-07-351558-8.

PURCHASING TEXTBOOKS
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Additional materials: 

There is a companion website for the textbook that contains a practice quiz, table of contents, and internet reference resources. Please feel free to use this resource if you wish.

Course delivery

This course is available in an online format, utilizing web pages and eLearning, a learning management system requiring Internet access and a web browser. Students may need access to someone who can assist with computer set-up.

Instructor(s)

Ali Kashef

Enrollment information

Tuition: $233/unit, plus non-refundable enrollment fee of $10 and technology fee of $38 for online courses

To enroll: Visit the GIS Enrollment page for forms and information. Or visit us at CEEE 16 on the UNI campus. Campus map

Questions?
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