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2013-2014 Course Catalog

SOC 215 Environmental Sociology and Social Impact Assessment

3 hours


This course will identify and explore problems that arise specifically because of the impacts of human beings on the environment, and impacts of the environment on human activity. The course will focus especially on social impact as a method systemically identifying the effects of both development and decline of communities as a consequence of changes in resource exploitation.

Prerequisite(s): SOC 003 Introduction to Sociology or SOC 115 Population, Resources, and Environment.

(Normally offered alternate years.)