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ENST 364 - Environmental Conflict and Change


Description:
Using an interdisciplinary approach, assess environmental conflicts from historic and contemporary times, interpret how changing roles of ecosystems, economies, and relations of power play in creating conflicts, analyze case studies, and appraise conflict resolution. ENST 364 and POSC 364 are cross-listed courses; a student may not receive credit for both.

Credits: (5)

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

  • Examine history of environmental conflict in the Americas
  • Assess contemporary environmental conflicts in historical context
  • Evaluate development and environmental policies as causes of environmental conflict
  • Recognize, describe, and discuss environmental conflicts that interest them
  • Recognize and describe perspectives environmental historians, political scientists, sociologists, and scholars of political ecology use to interpret environmental conflict and apply vocabularies of natural and social sciences
  • Apply knowledge to evaluate environmental conflicts that interest them
  • Appraise resolution processes
  • Demonstrate ability to synthesize knowledge about environmental conflicts with interpretation of changing roles of ecosystems, economies, and relations of power in creating environmental conflicts

Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
4/16/20

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