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ENSP 201 Contemporary Environmental Controversies

(Second semester, course is offered as needed/3 credits) 

A discussion course in which one current environmental controversy is investigated in detail. Past topics have included human population dynamics, water resources and toxic waste disposal, and the environmental consequences of nuclear war. The class visits or invites guest speakers from relevant federal, state and private institutions. Each student selects a facet of the problem under investigation, writes a term paper on that topic and presents an oral summary to the class.