Environmental Science

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Environmental Science

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Understanding in basic science (physics, chemistry, and biology) is needed.

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    Introduction
    This course covers environmental problems including human population growth, environmental pollution and loss of natural resources that we face, and potential solutions to these problems for our sustainable future. As a companion course of 'environmental ecology', physical and chemical principles that are essential in understanding environmental issues are emphasized.

    Course Objectives
    As one of the core undergraduate courses in Division of Environmental Science and Ecological Engineering, this course covers broad environmental challenges that mankind faces with. By taking this course, students are expected to understand the concept of environmental sustainability and specific environmental issues such as energy for human society and environmental pollution and prevention, etc.

    Textbooks
    Wright, R.T. and Boorse, D.F. 2014. Environmental Science - Toward a Sustainable Future

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.