01:070:111 Extinction

4 credits  
Course Description:    An interdisciplinary approach to understanding the idea and the reality of the extinction process.  Extinction as a challenge of the 21st century. Topics include extinctions of fossil hominins, cultures, religions and ethnic groups, language, and endangered species; and the possible extinction of our own species.

Meets Core Curriculum Requirements: CC, NS, SCL

Preliminary Syllabus:

pdf 111 Scott Hughes fall 22 draft Syllabus (402 KB)


Undergraduate Director
Robert S. Scott
Email - Robert S. Scott
Fall 22 Office Hours

Monday 2-3:30 pm BIO-210 or by apptmt

Undergraduate Assistant
Maydelle Romero
Email - Maydelle Romero
Available by email M-F 9-5; In office Monday, Tuesday, Thursday

 Departmental Chair
Ryne Palombit
Email - Ryne Palombit
Fall 22 Office Hours

Monday 5:30-6:30 BIO-209A or by apptmt
Tuesday 1:30-2:30 virtual or by apptmt