(3 credits) 3 hours lecture
This course investigates development and use of natural resources in modern society with an emphasis on the interrelationship between industrial activities and resource consumption, and their effects on the biosphere. Topics covered include analyses of new directions in products and systems’ design, and their impacts on sustainable environmental resource management. Critical international issues in environmental resource management will also be examined.
Prerequisite: Environmental Science 3335 or Geography 2445 or equivalent or departmental approval.