Sep 21, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MSCI 495 - Marine Environmental Issues (3 credits)

(Prereq: MSCI 301  or MSCI 302  or MSCI 304  or MSCI 305  or by permission of the instructor) (Coreq: MSCI 495L ) Theoretical and applied approaches to present day environmental problems are presented and critically discussed. Emphasis is placed on the solutions and future impacts. Students are presented overviews of several environmental issues and will generate a comprehensive analysis of the associated technical, economic, social and political issues and proposed solutions. The class meets with several state and federal agencies involved in present day environmental issues providing students with exposure to “real world” applications. Each student will be required to give an oral presentation. Offered as needed.