NEW116H1: Science and Global Threats

Hours

12L/24S

What is the role of science in addressing current global threats? What are the possibilities and the limitations of scientific research and knowledge in tackling complex problems such as climate change, pandemics and pollution? In this course, students explore these questions by examining case studies, meeting with specialists in various scientific fields, and engaging in research on a topic of their own choice. Restricted to first-year students. Not eligible for CR/NCR option.

Exclusion
Cannot be enrolled in concurrent College One courses.
Distribution Requirements
Social Science
Breadth Requirements
Society and its Institutions (3)