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2018-2019 Supplemental Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Supplemental Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHS 1305 - Renewable Energy and the Environment

Credits: 3 hrs
This course will explore the scientific principles associated with the environment and methods of harnessing renewable energy. Topics covered will include: environmental principles and technologies for utilizing renewable energy sources (i.e., wind, solar, and ocean currents) as well as bio-fuels, and fuel cells and their potential economic impact and effect on climate change, and global warming. In investigating energy needed for a sustainable future, this course compares the recent developments and innovations in various countries in resolving the future global energy crisis and reduction of global environmental pollution.
Periods Per week: (Three one-hour lecture periods per week; including 2-4 field trips)
Student Learning Outcome: Critical Thinking
Area of Knowledge: Natural Sciences
Curricular Theme: Sustainability