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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENVSTY 179GL - First-Year Seminar in the School for the Environment

4 Credit(s) | Seminar | 
Course can be counted for credit once

This is a one semester four-credit version of the School for the Environment’s First-Year Seminar requirement. Course content will vary by instructor, but will focus on current issues in sustainable human, built, and natural systems of coastal New England. Using this approach, students will become increasingly familiar with the experienced in interdisciplinary discourse, the different ways of knowing, and the interplay between the arts, humanities, economic development, and natural and social sciences that comprise the study of sustainable human, built and natural systems. Successful completion of this course will fulfill the students First-Year Seminar requirement which focuses on the capabilities of careful reading, clear writing, critical thinking, information technology, oral presentation, teamwork, and academic self-assessment. CDVCTR 179GL  and ENVSTY 179GL are the same course.

Course Attribute(s):
First Year Seminar

Enrollment Requirements:
Degree students only, with fewer than 30 credits when they entered UMass Boston

Students may complete only one 100G course (First Year Seminar)