ENVIRON 201 Integrating Environmental Sciences and Policy – Nicholas School Undergraduate Programs

ENVIRON 201 Integrating Environmental Sciences and Policy

Interaction between the natural and the social systems as they relate to the environment. Focus on ecological and earth system cycles, processes, and fundamental relationships. The environmental impact of human-induced change at the local, regional, and global levels. The role of technology and the policy process in determining how environmental problems evolve and are addressed. Use of ethical analysis to evaluate environmental tradeoffs. Use of case studies to integrate multiple disciplinary perspectives on environmental problems and to address issues of environmental justice. Not open to first year students. Prerequisite: Environment 102 or consent of instructor. Instructor: Bennear. 1 unit.