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2013 - 2014 Undergraduate Catalog

Course Descriptions

Environmental Sciences:

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  • Prerequisites
  • General Education
  • Writing Emphasis
  • Travel Course
  • Repeatable
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Credits3
Lecture
Fall
ENV SCI-301

Radioactivity: Past, Present, and Future

Radioactive isotopes play a significant role in many aspects of the natural and human environments. People are affected throughout their lives by natural and anthropogenic isotopes at local, national, and global scales. From radon in houses and radium in local drinking water supplies to fallout from Chernobyl, humans are directly impacted through health, economic, and technological pathways.

Prerequisites
REC: HS chemistry or earth science, or Geosci 102 with at least a C grade
  • Gen Ed: Natural & Physical Sciences 2