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ANTH 352 - Anthropology of Environmental Issues


Description:
Anthropological approaches to environmental issues and debates, from climate change to the availability of clean water and beyond. Students use critical thinking in assessing the role of culture nationally and internationally in current environmental issues. Meets anthropology subfield Cultural Anthropology (C).

Credits: (4)

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

  • Use holistic anthropological perspectives in assessing the role of culture in current environmental issues in both the U.S. and internationally.
  • Distinguish between cultural beliefs about the environment and the impact of economic/political factors.
  • Identify and compare the role of diverse cultural models for environmental issues and associated solutions proposed.
  • Students will participate in presentations comparing alternative cultural models for environmental issues and solutions.

Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
6/16/11

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