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