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2018-2019

SC 206 - Environmental Ethics

( 3 :0 :0 ) 3 credits

This course will explore introductory concepts in environmental science and ecology through the lens of environmental ethics. Questions surrounding the impact of differing world views upon environmental behavior, the bases for environmental decision making, societal responsibilites to future generations, and the moral accounting of human and nonhuman species will be evaluated from varied perspectives of utilitarianism, holism, social ecology, deep ecology, and ecofeminism. Applications to local environmental issues will be considered.

Pre-Requisites:
BS 101 - Biology I
OR
BS 103 - Anatomy and Physiology I
OR
CH 111 - General Chemistry I
OR
SC 104 - Introduction to Environmental Science
OR
SC 111 - Introduction to Sustainability