T CORE 112
Introduces students to university work by focusing on a core curriculum from multiple and interdisciplinary perspectives. Emphasizes learning in the sciences, including computer science, geology, physics, biology, chemistry, and ecology.
The course theme will be "A Natural History of SH!T" We'll use Rose George's excellent new book, The Big Necessity http://www.amazon.com/Necessity-Unmentionable-World-Human-Waste/dp/1607518821/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1258582951&sr=8-3
Student learning goals
look at a global problem on multiple levels, including the personal, local, regional, and global
use a variety of disciplines to analyze the issue of human sanitation, including biology, public health, human rights, history, and policy.
General method of instruction
Class assignments and grading