Environmental Sociology


This course focuses on the relationship between society and the environment. Detailed analysis of interrelations between social factors and environmental factors.

Starting at $795.00
As few as 11 weeks

What you can learn.

  • Analyze how political, cultural, technological, and economic factors have shaped our patterns of interaction with the natural environment
  • Gain a clear understanding of the nature, scope, and causes of the current climate crisis
  • Critically assess the possibilities for developing an ecologically sustainable society
  • Recognize and assess the complexity of the current environmental movement

About this course:

This course focuses on such issues as environment and health, disaster, the ecosystem, environmental policy, sustainability, environmental justice, environmental risk, globalization, ecofeminism, environmental attitudes and behaviors, the social construction of nature, and several strands of the environmental movement.

Summer 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

Course content is delivered through an online learning platform where you can engage with your instructor and classmates. There are no required live meetings, but assignments are due regularly.

This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Terri L. Anderson
7 days left. Enroll by Jun 21, 2021
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Enrollment deadline: June 25, 2021. Internet access required.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after June 25, 2021
Course Requirements
An Invitation to Environmental Sociology by Michael Mayerfeld Bell & Loka L. Ashwood
CO2 Rising: The World's Greatest Environmental Challenge by Tyler Volk

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