Online Course Description

Summer Courses / May-August, 2014

HIST 171: Environmental History

A world history of human action and interaction in the natural world. Explains changing populations, technological and economic developments in geographical and ecological terms. Attention given to the history of religious and philosophical ideas concerning the place of humans in nature. Also considered is the history of modern environmental ideas concerning the human impact on the environment.

These credits count toward the Social Sciences (list C) requirements for graduation.

This course satisfies SUNY General Education Requirements for “Other World Civilizations”

Credits: 3
Instructor: Edick
CRN: 30590
Run Time: June 2 - July 25

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