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David A. Conners
B CUSP 110
Bothell Campus

Discovery Core I: The Natural World

Examines an important social issue such as ecology, the role of technology in society, bioethics, or global and local health concerns through interdisciplinary investigation, and the disciplined scientific study of the natural world. Offered: A.

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Literature, Economics and the Environment (10 credits). "The environment" is the focal point of this team-taught course, which combines the approaches of economics and literary studies. In the economics component, we will review some of the more relevant dimensions of economics, to better understand the salient issues - which include the costs and benefits of alternative environmental policies to deal with air pollution, water quality, toxic substances, solid waste, and global warming.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by David A. Conners
Date: 08/05/2010