GEOG 1972 - Environment-Society Geography
Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2020 / Fall 2020 / Spring 2021
Examines interactions between humans and the environment across the globe from a geographical perspective. Introduces different analytical perspectives through which to understand nature-society relationships, with a focus on social, cultural and political-economic dimensions, and examples from different natural resource sectors (e.g., water, agriculture) and countries. Formerly GEOG 2412.
GEOG 3742 - Place, Power, and Contemporary Culture
Spring 2018 / Spring 2019 / Spring 2020 / Spring 2021
Examines the relationship between places, power, and the dynamics of culture. Explores how the globalization of economics, politics, and culture shapes cultural change. Looks at how place-based cultural politics both assist and resist processes of globalization. Recommended prerequisite: GEOG 1962 or GEOG 1982 or GEOG 1992 or GEOG 2092.
HONR 4000 - Open Topics
Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
Variety of new courses at the 4000 level, see Honors Program announcements for specific contents. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours.
HONR 4075 - Environmental Justice
Examines the experiences of people who face disproportionate environmental harms related to historical marginalization correlating with race, class, and gender. Covers the history, principles, and contemporary state of the environmental justice movement in its opposition to environmental inequalities. Recommended restriction: Junior or Seniors with 57-180 credits completed.