ENERGY RESOURCES (GEG-123)
Energy Resources examines the processes, occurrence, acquisition, consumption, and societal benefits and hazards associated with earth's geologic energy resources. In this inclusive course students learn about the non-renewable resources of coal, petroleum, natural gas and uranium, as well as the renewable resources of biomass, hydropower, wind, geothermal and sunlight. Environmental and societal topics include: energy consumption and societal development, pollution legislation and mitigation, environmental hazards and policies, waste disposal, energy-related health hazards, and land use planning related to energy resource acquisition and consumption.(1.1-Articulated)[IAI Core Course Equivalent P9 900] NOTE: This course requires intermediate reading, basic writing, and intermediate math.