US WESTERN ENVIRONMENTAL POL

An historical and contemporary investigation of U.S. environmental policies with an applied focus on the impact of national policy on the ecosystems and cultures of the American West. Reciprocally, this course traces how pubic lands agencies, social movements, historical land uses, and diverse cultures in the West shape U.S. environmental policy. Students combine analysis and discussion of major U.S. policies, prominent theories and issues, and student-led environmental service projects to better understand environmental challenges. Prerequisites: ENVS 100

Credits: 
3
Program Code: 
ENVS
Course Number: 
350
Academic Program(s): 
Environment & Sustainability
Professional Land & Resource Management Program (PLRM)
Business Administration
Politics and Government