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Environmental Studies

 
ENST-Environmental Studies
ENST 3000
Introduction to Environmental Studies
3:3:0
Fall
Prerequisite(s):
University Advanced Standing

Explores the complex relationships of culture, technology, and nature within an interdisciplinary framework of the natural sciences, social sciences, business, and humanities. Addresses the integration of humanity and nature in the age of globalization.

ENST 3520  (Cross-listed with: SOC 3520)
Environmental Sociology
3:3:0
On Sufficient Demand
Prerequisite(s):
SOC 1010 and ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020 with a C+ grade or higher

Explores in detail several different approaches to understanding the social causes of and solutions to environmental degradation. Discusses the development of a wide variety of theory-based critiques of various social institutions (e.g., economic, political, religious) and how these institutions' values can create and perpetuate unsustainable practices.