General Education: Upper Division
Upper division general education requirements allow students to get more in-depth study and knowledge about environmental issues.
- Environment and Culture: How People Transformed a Continent
- Biology 308 explores how different cultures have used and influenced ecosystems.
- Environmental Science 308 is a study of the redwood ecosystem and its surrounding culture. This interdisciplinary class features many guest lectures and hands-on activities.
- Economics of a Sustainable Society
- Economics 309 seeks to interpret the meaning of sustainable economy and analyze domestic and international policies that are consistent with those ideas.
Some other upper division general education courses:
Area B Inquiry into the Physical Universe and its Lifeforms
- Environmental Communication (Natural Resource Planning & Interpretation 309B)
- Plants & Civilization (Botany 300)
- Environment & Culture: How People Transformed a Continent (Biology 308)
Area C Arts, Literature, Philosophy, and Modern Languages
- Environmental Conflict Resolution (Environmental Science 309/Natural Resources Planning & Interpretation 309)
- Environmental Ethics (Philosophy 302)
- Case Studies in Environmental Ethics (Philosophy 309/Wildlife 309)
Area D Human Social, Political and Economic Institutions and Behavior and their Historical Background
- Economics of a Sustainable Society (Economics 309)
- International Environmental Issues and Globalization (Environmental Science/Geography 305)
- Environmental Politics (Political Science 306)
- Forests and Culture (Sociology 302)
Area E Lifelong Understanding and Integration of Self
- Inscape and Landscape (Environmental Science/Natural Resource Planning & Interpretation 400)
- Forestry in Modern Society (Forestry 400)
- Complementary and Alternative Health Care: A Research-Based Perspective (Nursing 400B)
Diversity and Common Ground
Three classes are particularly focused on the environment.
- Global Awareness (Geography 300) analyzes world conflicts from political, social, environmental and economic perspectives.
- Ecofeminism: Global Women and Environment (Womens' Studies 340) provides a plurality of voices in ecofeminism that examine theoretical, political and spiritual dimensions.
- Environmental Justice (Native American Studies 332) examines environmental policies and conflicts between industries and those seeking environmental protection.