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Environment, Politics and Society (PSCI 1137)

Total Credits: 3
Lecture Credits: 3

Description: This course provides an examination of the global environmental challenges confronting the world today and the range of solutions that have been proposed to solve these problems. Scientific, technological, social, economic and political dimensions are integrated into the problem-solving, critical thinking and social-change strategizing that is at the core of this course. Case studies include local, national and international examples of both problems and actions people are taking to "save" the planet.

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Prerequisites:  Placement into READ 0200 or ESOL 0052 or completion of READ 0100 or ESOL 0042

  • Goal 5: History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Goal 10: People and the Environment