Autumn Course – Food & the Environment

Thinking about what to take this autumn? The College of the Environment is offering a course that may of interest to some majors.  See the following for more information:
Introduction to Food and the Environment (C ENV 110)
SLN# 11809

  • Meets both Natural World and Individuals and Societies Requirements (NW/I&S)
  • No prerequisites. Great for Freshmen!

Course description:

  • Everyone eats, and all food production has environmental consequences.
  • Discover environmental science through food production.
  • Explore the link between the decline of civilizations and current farmer efforts to cope with changing water supply, topsoil loss, and technology.
  • Create a food diary and find out the environmental consequences of your diet.
  • Understand what climate change, politics, culture, biodiversity, and geography have to do with food.


FIG options:

  • C ENV 110 (5 credits) + CHEM 142 (5 credits) + GEN ST 199 “university Community” (2 credits)
  • C ENV 110 (5 credits) + ENGL 131 (5 credits) + GEN ST 199 “university Community” (2 credits)
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