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College Catalog 2013-2014 
College Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENVI 335 - Science and Citizenship

Cross-Listed as POLI 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)