GGR333H5 Energy and Society

GGR333 Course Desciption

Course Description

A broad survey of humankind's ability to control and manipulate energy. Forms of energy and use, energy eras and transitions, past and present economic and policy debates. Understanding of technical terms, physical principles, creation of resources and trade-offs will be emphasized as a basis for discussions about current energy options.

Credits: Social Science

Lecture hours: 24

Exclusion: None

Prerequisite: 9.0 credits

Core Skills Developed

  • application of concepts and theories in energy and geography to real life topics and issues outside the classroom
  • reading, understanding and synthesis of academic texts in Energy & Society at the undergraduate level
  • effective communication in various formal writing formats (e.g., short answer, essay format, reflection format etc.)