Students will learn how managing natural resources while maintaining a healthy environment presents a significant challenge in a capitalistic economy. Students will apply economic tools and principles to environmental policy making. The course integrates analysis of current economic policy, examination of human impact on the planet, ethical decision-making, and development of sustainable policy recommendations with the constraint of scarce resources in a market economy. Topics include water and air pollution, energy, climate change, national parks, and human health issues.
|The following courses must be taken prior to this course|
|MAT 080 - Fundamentals of Mathematics, or MAT 011 - Beginning Algebra, or MAT 011B - Beginning Algebra with Review of Arithmetic with a minimum grade of C within 5 years|
|ENG 010A - Basic Writing or ENG 011 - Basic Writing II or ESL 011 - Basic Writing II|
|REA 011 - Fundamentals of College Reading or REA 017 - Vocabulary and Reading Comprehension Development II|
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