Tompkins Cortland Community College

ENVS107 - Economy, Society, & the Environment


Cross-listed as POSC 107. This course is a survey of environmental problems viewed from an economic standpoint. It will analyze political and economic strategies for formulating sustainable resource management. Potential topics include renewable energy, resource scarcity, ecosystem goods and services, international trade, and globalization. The course is useful to students seeking careers involving sustainability, environmental policy/decision-making, and green entrepreneurship and to students who have an interest in global/social awareness. ENVS/POSC 107 fulfills the SUNY General Education Social Sciences requirement. Prerequisites: RDNG 116 and MATH 090 if required by placement; prior completion of, or concurrent enrollment in, ENGL 100. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.) Spring semester.