BS Degree in Sustainability {22-23} - Society and the Environment

Course Code
SOC 319  Credits
Title Society and the Environment 
Lasc Area Goal 10  
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Throughout time societies have struggled to maintain an appropriate balance between human groups and the physical environment. This course analyzes the social causes of environmental problems in an interdisciplinary fashion. Ecology, policy, politics, culture, ethics and history are all viewed through a sociological lens to explain the relationship between humans and the physical environment. The main goal of this course is to demonstrate the complexities of relationships between people and the environment. It also focuses heavily on the processes of social change. MnTC Goal 10.