ANTHRO 306. Environmental Anthropology. 3 Credits.
This course focuses on the complex relations between people and their environment. Environmental anthropology has become more important since the 1990s due to issues like climate change. The course addresses the ways a population affects the environment and how these relations influence the social, economic, and political life of a culture. The topics covered in this class are particularly relevant in an era bombarded with concerns about environmental degradation. Environmental anthropology, utilizing research methodology of the discipline, uses a multidisciplinary and cross-cultural approach in a search for sustainable solutions to problems.
P: Anthro 100 or consent of instructor
Fall and Spring.