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GEOL 171


The End of the World (as you knew it)

Description
Examines challenges to the survival of modern complex societies. Natural resources, particularly petroleum; the economics of energy resources; possible replacements for petroleum; climatic impacts of available choices; futures ranging from zero-growth sustainability to plunges in economic and social stability. Prerequisite: Completion of core GE, satisfaction of Writing Skills Test and upper division standing. For students who begin continuous enrollment at a CCC or a CSU in Fall 2005 or later, completion of, or corequisite in a 100W course is required.

Grading
Normal Grade Rules

Units
3

General Education
R

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