Global Climate Change
Academic Noncredit

Graduate students should enroll in GEOG 5210 and will be held to higher standards and/or more work. The Earth's physical environment is continually changing, and life has responded to these changes. In the very recent past, humans have emerged and rapidly and dramatically affected Earth's environments. This course examines both natural and anthropogenic (human) change to the Earth's environments during the Quaternary (the last 2.5-2.6 million years). Questions considered include: 1) what evidence exists that climate has changed? 2) what causes climate change? 3) how have ecosystems responded to these changes in the past? 4) how has past climate change affected human evolution and cultures? 5) is recent climate warming the result of human or natural factors? 6) how would increased temperatures affect Earth's ecosystems?

This noncredit class meets with a regular University of Utah credit course.

Online book and material fees may be added up until the first week of class. Students may opt out during the first two weeks of class. For more information, visit the Campus Store Inclusive Access Program's webpage. If you opt out, you will be responsible for obtaining the course materials yourself for the course.

Questions? Call Academic Programs at 801-585-9963 or use our online form.

Class Sections For Global Climate Change (GEOG 321)

Fall 2024 Section 90, Starting on: 08/19/2024

This is an online course, which does not have a specific meeting time or location throughout the semester. For additional information, please visit

Date(s) Day Time Location
08/19/24 - 12/05/24 Online
Tuition: $505.00      



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