ENVI 402
Senior Seminar: Perspectives on Environmental Issues Spring 2010
No divisional credit Writing Skills
Cross-listed MAST 402 / ENVI 402
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The Environmental Studies and Maritime Studies programs provide students with an opportunity to explore how humans interact with diverse environments at scales ranging from local to global. This discussion-based seminar course is designed to facilitate student explorations of complex environmental issues from a variety of perspectives, thereby appreciating that many environmental problems lack distinct, sharp-edged boundaries. Students, after exploring their own environmental values and biases, will analyze a complex environmental issue of their choice through a series of papers written from social science, humanities, and natural science perspectives. This process will lead to a final synthesis paper (in lieu of final exam) in which the students must present their own integrated perspectives and defend them in a presentation to the class.
The Class: Format: seminar
Limit: 15
Expected: 15
Class#: 3629
Grading: yes pass/fail option, yes fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: evaluation will be based on class participation and papers
Prerequisites: environmental Studies 302 or MAST 351 Maritime Policy
Unit Notes: required course for students wishing to complete the Environmental Studies or the Maritime Studies concentrations.
Distributions: No divisional credit Writing Skills
Notes: This course is cross-listed and the prefixes carry the following divisional credit:
MAST 402 No divisional credit ENVI 402 No divisional credit
Attributes: SCST Elective Courses

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