Introduction to Environmental Policy & Management

The inherent link between human activity and environmental impact highlights the importance of the social sciences in the examination of environmental systems, management and policy. This course introduces students to concepts and assessment methods vital to an understanding of environmental policy and management issues. Topics include environmental values and equity; resource allocation; environmental policy and politics; population dynamics; sustainable development; species and ecosystem-based management; habitat and food source protection; pollution management; and, land use. In-class activities and assignments will focus on three general education skills: critical thinking, critical reading and analysis, and effective communication.

Course Details

Campus: 
Boston
Format: 
Online
Level: 
Undergraduate
Subject: 
Environmental Sciences
Number: 
ENVSCI122-01Z
Semester: 
Summer 2020
Registration Status: 
Closed
Registration: 
Monday, March 9, 2020 to Tuesday, June 2, 2020