Aug 25, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENST 460 - Environmental Law

Introduction to the content of U.S. environmental law and the principal legal approaches to deal with environmental problems including common-law, statutory, regulatory, and economic-incentive systems. ENST 460 and GEOG 445 are equivalent courses; students may not receive credit for both.

Prerequisite: junior standing or above.

Credits: (5)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify the variety of socio-political drivers present and the principal methods of creating legislative change.  
  • Identify and explain the economic, social, and political factors that influence laws and administrative rules.
  • Assess significant legislative articles, and identify administrative gaps using legal analysis. 
  • Describe the diffusion and adaptation of environmental laws effectively using concepts taught in the course.

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