BPT-134
Energy and the Environment
3 Credit Hours
This is an introduction to environmental science with an emphasis on renewable and nonrenewable energy resources. Topics will include the distribution, availability, patterns of use, and environmental impacts of energy resources. Relative efficiencies, political, and economic impacts on energy will be evaluated. Other topics will include human impacts on the environment, management of environmental systems, and an exploration of ways in which biotechnology impacts the environment.