Science, Environment, and Media

MAS 633

Course Goals:

  • Synthesize and apply scientific principles to the review of popular print and digital media to evaluate environmental issues.
  • Conceptualize historic and current global environmental problems as systems from a scientific perspective.
  • Critique claims and evaluate media related to environmental issues in order to make decisions on everyday issues as a non-scientist.
  • Define scientific terminology, methodologies, and concepts on environmental issues.

Course Summary: A broad overview of the course content and learning outcomes

For more information about this course including a sample syllabus, please contact Leah Tompkins, Associate Director of MAAS.

Textbook: Our Global Environment: A Health Perspective. Ann Nadakavukaren. Long Grove, IL:
Waveland Press.

Professor: See the list of all MAAS faculty.