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 Hughes-Scott fall 2020 (574 KB)


Departmental Chair
Ryne Palombit
Email - Ryne Palombit
Fall 21 Office Hrs.

Monday 5:30-6:30 pm, virtual
Wednesday 5:30-6:30 pm, virtual

Undergraduate Director
Robert S. Scott
Email - Robert S. Scott
Office Hours: virtual, by arrangement

Undergraduate Assistant
Maydelle Romero
Email - Maydelle Romero
Available by email M-F 9-5