History of Creating Environmental Social Change

ENVJ 203
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May 25 - June 28, 2020

Cost per Credit Hour

$470

Total Course Cost

$1,410

Continuing Education Units

4.5 CEUs

History of Creating Environmental Social Change Course Description

Although environmental issues are often presented ahistorically, every issue is historically rooted to economic, political, social, and cultural reasons. This course explores the role that historically-rooted lines of power such as race, gender, and class produce patterns of local and global environmental resource use and abuse. Students learn these histories by studying key environmental figures who have fought for environmental justice and social change. Finally, students recognize that history provides a meaningful and important framework for understanding the present and can be used to provide solutions to some of the most pressing environmental justice issues.

3 Credits

All Summer Courses

May 4 - May 24

May 25 - June 28

July 13 - August 16