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Environmental Studies Summer Courses

Classes listed as "online" during Session I or II will meet synchronously online during a portion of their scheduled meeting times with additional coursework to be completed asynchronously. Session III online courses are all asynchronous (exceptions are noted in course descriptions).

Hybrid courses will meet in person on campus; however, the university will continue to implement the Flexible Hybrid Learning Environment to keep the community safe and allow for the possibility of remote attendance as necessary.


Fordham students please check courses in my.fordham.edu for the most accurate Attribute listings.

ANTH 2700 R11 - You Are What You Eat
Session I, June 1 - July 1, 2021
Online: MTWTh, 1-4 p.m.

As the center of all significant human rituals and ceremonies, food is studied by a range of natural and social scientists. For the anthropologist, food is connected to the human body, health social relations, identity, and even ideology; we are literally what we eat. This course examines the role food plays in shaping cultural practices throughout the world. Students will explore changing concepts of food through time, beginning with early humans, modes of food production, and consumption. Through primary literature, lectures, local ethnic markets, and sharing meals throughout the semester, this class will immerse you in the theoretical and empirical significance of the cross-cultural significance of food. Bon appetit!

CRN: 12619
Instructor: Kleinman
4 credits


BISC 1002 R11 - Ecology: A Human Approach
Session I, June 1 - July 1, 2021
Online: TWTh, 9 a.m.-Noon

A course designed for non-majors. Ecological concepts and how they relate to critical contemporary issues: air and water pollution, radiation, energy, world hunger. Includes experiments and demonstrations. Lab fee.

CRN: 12414
Instructor: Clark
3 credits


BISC 1403 R11 - Introductory Biology I
Session I, June 1  - July 1, 2021
Rose Hill, Hybrid: TWTh, 9 a.m.-Noon

An introduction to the chemistry of life; the structure, function, and metabolism of the cell; heredity and molecular aspects of genetics;  principles of evolution; biology of bacteria; protists and fungi; and plant evolution.

CRN: 12416
Instructor: Ribeiro Hurley
3 credits


BISC 1403 R12 - Introductory Biology I
Session I, June 1 - July 1, 2021
Online: MTWTh, 5:45-7:59 p.m.

An introduction to the chemistry of life; the structure, function, and metabolism of the cell; heredity and molecular aspects of genetics; principles of evolution; biology of bacteria; protists and fungi; and plant evolution.

CRN: 12417
Instructor: Evans
3 credits


BISC 1404 R11 - Introductory Biology II
Session I, June 1 - July 1, 2021
Online: TWTh, 9 a.m.-Noon

An introduction to the biology of flowering plants and a systematic study of the major animal phyla involving aspects of their biology which suit them to their environment. Emphasizes the life support systems of mammals and humans and addresses interactions among organisms, as well as between them and their environment.

Closed
Instructor: Fariello
3 credits


BISC 1404 R21 - Introductory Biology II
Session II, July 6 - August 5, 2021
Online: MTWTh, 5:45-7:59 p.m.

An introduction to the biology of flowering plants and a systematic study of the major animal phyla involving aspects of their biology which suit them to their environment. Emphasizes the life support systems of mammals and humans and addresses interactions among organisms, as well as between them and their environment.

CRN: 12560
Instructor: Gault
3 credits


BISC 2561 R11 - Ecology
Session I, June 1 - July 1, 2021
TWTh, 9 a.m.-Noon
Rose Hill

An introduction to the theories and applications of ecology, including evolution, resources, population dynamics, life histories, competition, community structure, ecosystem processes, island biogeography, human impacts on ecosystems, and conservation. An introduction to the theories and applications of ecology, including evolution, resources, population dynamics, life histories, competition, community structure, ecosystem processes, island biogeography, human impacts on ecosystems, and conservation.

CRN: 12420
Instructor: Munshi-South
3 credits


CHEM 1321 R11 - General Chemistry I
Session I, June 1 - July 1, 2021
Rose Hill, Hybrid: MTWTh, 9 a.m.-Noon

A course covering the fundamental laws and theories of chemistry including chemical equations, atomic structure, gas laws, and chemical bonding.

CRN: 12623
Instructor: Srinivas
4 credits


CHEM 1321 R12 - General Chemistry I
Session I, June 1 - July 1, 2021
Online: MTWTh, 9 a.m.-Noon

A course covering the fundamental laws and theories of chemistry including chemical equations, atomic structure, gas laws, and chemical bonding.

CRN: 12425
Instructor: Firooznia
4 credits


ECON 1200 L11 - Basic Microeconomics
Session I, June 1 - July 1, 2021
Online: TWTh, 6-9 p.m.

Microeconomics studies the decisions and interaction of consumers and businesses, resulting in an understanding of the process by which prices and quantities are determined in a market setting. Forms of industrial organization such as competition, monopoly and oligopoly are explored. Also studied are the markets for labor and other factors of production.

CRN: 12440
Instructor: Santangelo
3 credits


ECON 1200 R11 - Basic Microeconomics
Session I, June 1 - July 1, 2021
Online: TWTh, 1-4 p.m.

Microeconomics studies the decisions and interaction of consumers and businesses, resulting in an understanding of the process by which prices and quantities are determined in a market setting. Forms of industrial organization such as competition, monopoly and oligopoly are explored. Also studied are the markets for labor and other factors of production.

CRN: 12441
Instructor: Tassier
3 credits


ECON 1200 R12 - Basic Microeconomics
Session I, June 1 - July 1, 2021
Online: TWTh, 9 a.m.-Noon

Microeconomics studies the decisions and interaction of consumers and businesses, resulting in an understanding of the process by which prices and quantities are determined in a market setting. Forms of industrial organization such as competition, monopoly and oligopoly are explored. Also studied are the markets for labor and other factors of production.

CRN: 12442
Instructor: Santangelo
3 credits


ECON 1200 PW1 - Basic Microeconomics
Session III, June 1 - August 5, 2021
Online, Asynchronous

Microeconomics studies the decisions and interaction of consumers and businesses, resulting in an understanding of the process by which prices and quantities are determined in a market setting. Forms of industrial organization such as competition, monopoly and oligopoly are explored. Also studied are the markets for labor and other factors of production.

Closed
Instructor: Del Giacco
3 credits


ENST 3308 L21 Catastrophe and Human Survival
Session II, July 6 - August 5, 2021
Online: TTh, 1-4 p.m.

Pandemics, climate change, war, and economic crises preoccupy narratives about human survival. As a result, our lives seem increasingly unstable and precarious—our futures, uncertain. Examining past natural disasters and pandemics, and how future threats therefore become imagined, this course explores the relationship between thinking about future disasters, and how humans seek to protect themselves from significant danger. Drawing on an interdisciplinary literature from the humanities and social sciences, and involving student-generated practicums, this course surrounds the phenomena of future catastrophe and human survival to ask: What does it mean to live in an age of extreme turbulence?

Closed
Instructor: Kindervater
4 credits


HIST 3364 L21 - Environmental History of the Atlantic World, 1250-1650
Session II, July 6 - August 5, 2021
Online: MTWTh, 1-4 p.m.

Contemporary climate change has driven home the capacity of human societies to shape and be shaped by our environments. We are not, however, the first people to rely on fragile relationships with an ever-changing natural world. From the sequence of floods, famines, and human and animal diseases which struck Europe in the fourteenth century, linked to a minor fluctuation in global temperature, to the catastrophic transformation of American ecologies and societies with the arrival of Old World species, such relationships have defined our past. This course will explore the interactions between humans and their environment around the Atlantic basin, from the first faltering of the Medieval Warm Period in the thirteenth century, through the establishment of permanent European colonies on the North American mainland, exploring how societies were affected by changing environmental conditions, and how they tried to understand, adapt to, and shape those conditions in turn.

CRN: 12691
Instructor: Hrynick
4 credits


NSCI 1020 L12 - Physical Sciences: Today's World
Session I, June 1 - July 1, 2021
Online: TWTh, 6-9 p.m.

This course will introduce the non-science major to the applications of physics and chemistry to medical, industrial, and environmental issues. Laboratory sessions will complement the lecture topics.

CRN: 12505
Instructor: Barona
3 credits


NSCI 1020 L21 - Physical Sciences: Today's World
Session II, July 6 - August 5, 2021
Lincoln Center, Hybrid: TWTh, 9 a.m.-Noon

This course will introduce the non-science major to the applications of physics and chemistry to medical, industrial, and environmental issues. Laboratory sessions will complement the lecture topics.

Closed
Instructor: Tsukui-Shockey
3 credits


NSCI 1020 L22 - Physical Sciences: Today's World
Session II, July 6 - August 5, 2021
Online: TWTh, 6-9 p.m.

This course will introduce the non-science major to the applications of physics and chemistry to medical, industrial, and environmental issues. Laboratory sessions will complement the lecture topics.

Closed
Instructor: Tsukui-Shockey
3 credits


PHYS 1501 R11 - General Physics I Lecture
Session I, June 1 - July 1, 2021
Online: MTWTh, 9 a.m.-Noon

An introductory course in physics at the noncalculus level. A study of the basic laws of classical and modern physics, including mechanics, heat, sound, electricity and magnetism.

CRN: 12767
Instructor: Haider
3 credits


PHYS 1501 R12 - General Physics I Lecture
Session I, June 1 - July 1, 2021
Rose Hill, Hybrid: MTWTh, Noon-3 p.m.

An introductory course in physics at the noncalculus level. A study of the basic laws of classical and modern physics, including mechanics, heat, sound, electricity and magnetism.

CRN: 12768
Instructor: Hovhannisyan
3 credits


PHYS 1701 R11 - Physics I Lecture
Session I, June 1 - July 1, 2021
Online: MTWTh, 9 a.m.-Noon

This is an introductory calculus-based physics course for students who have completed one year of college calculus (MT 1206-1207 or equivalent). It provides a study of mechanics, the physics of motion, starting with velocity and ending with harmonic motion.

Closed
Instructor: Aubin
3 credits