By Sierra Harden | Feb 24, 2016

ENVIR 100: Introduction to Environmental Studies is open to students in all majors and would be a great intro course for Freshman and Sophomores who are exploring environmental majors.

In this course, you will:

  • Learn about contemporary environmental challenges and responses, including topics on climate change, biodiversity conservation, sustainability, and natural resource management. 
  • Recognize the complexity in environmental issues and our connections to these issues at multiple scales, from local to global. Participate in a dynamic and unique learning experience with an interdisciplinary teaching team. 
  • Practice environmental communication and critical thinking skills through peer engagement, iterative writing assignments, a team project, and a public poster presentation.

General Education: Counts for I&S/NW and Environmental Studies Core
Professor: Dr. Kristi Straus and Dr. Yen-Chu Weng
Time offered: Online course with in-person quiz sections on Thursday and/or Friday. The midterm, final and poster presentation will also be in-person.
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To find other sustainability related courses, take a look at UW Sustainability's new featured courses webpage.