ENVIRON 201: Integrating Environmental Science and Policy

Spring 2019

Instructor: William Pan

This course explores the interaction between the natural and the social systems as they relate to the environment, focusing specifically 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; the use of ethical analysis to evaluate environmental tradeoffs; and the use of case studies to integrate multiple disciplinary perspectives on environmental problems and to address issues of environmental justice. It’s not open to first year students. Prerequisite: Environment 102 or consent of instructor.

Curriculum Codes

NS, SS, STS