Tompkins Cortland Community College

ENVS102 - Technology and the Environment


This course examines the technological aspects of resource problems. Topics include air and water pollution, traditional and alternative energy sources, climate change, and management of non-renewable resources. Technical and economic constraints are considered, along with alternatives for future development. Local and global issues are addressed. ENVS 102 is intended for all students, regardless of major field of study. ENVS 102 fulfills the SUNY General Education Natural Sciences requirement, but is not a laboratory science course. Prerequisites: Prior completion of, or concurrent enrollment in, ENGL 100 or ESL 120, 121, and 122. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.) Fall and spring semesters.