Undergraduate Catalog 2018-19 
    
    Mar 26, 2019  
Undergraduate Catalog 2018-19

POS 2310 - Environmental Politics

3 cr
This course will analyze various aspects of environmental policy making in both the U.S. and internationally. It will begin with various philosophical and ideological perspectives concerning the relationship between man and nature. There will be consideration of how environmental issues interact with various other types of societal goals, particularly economic prosperity, security and freedom. The class will study aspects of the environmental policy process and its outcomes in the U.S. by the use of a number of case studies relevant to particular policy problems (including air and water pollution; biological engineering; and energy). It will also be a consideration of the international regimes to deal with these issues, and the relationship between environmental and economic development issues.
Fall, odd years