Jun 20, 2024  
2013-2014 Undergraduate Bulletin 
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POL 315 - American Environmental Policy

3 credit(s)
How do human beings influence our environment, and how are we in turn influenced by our environment? What is environmental policy? The course examines the past and present of American environmental policy. It also looks at American environmentalism from cultural, historical, and political perspectives. The course focuses on how environmental policy can address problems including but not limited to consumption, development, pollution, energy, water, and natural resource protection. Special emphasis is placed on current environmental issues and debates in the nation. This course has a lecture and seminar format.
Prerequisite(s): POL 110  or permission of the instructor.

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