Mar 20, 2018  
College Catalog 2012-2013 
College Catalog 2012-2013 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

POLI 335 - Science and Citizenship

Cross-Listed as ENVI 335 

This course explores the dynamic relationship between science, technology and society. The course will examine how, and which members of, the public make controversial environmental decisions over topics such as endangered species, genetically modified foods, bioprospecting, climate change, and toxic waste disposal. Through these case studies, the course will critically examine concepts of risk and uncertainty, trust, credibility, expertise and citizenship. Spring semester.

  (4 Credits)