Tompkins Cortland Community College

ENVS102 - Technology and the Environment

Examines the technological aspects of resource problems. Topics include air and water pollution, traditional and alternative energy sources, climate change, and management of non-renewable resources. Technical and economic constraints are considered, along with alternatives for future development. Local and global issues are addressed. Intended for all students, regardless of major field of study. ENVS 102 fulfills the SUNY General Education Natural Sciences requirement. Prerequisites: RDNG 099 if required by placement testing; prior completion or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 100 or ESL 120, 121, and 122 (or prior completion of ESL 103). 3 Cr. (3 Lec.) Spring semester.