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)