SOC 340 - Environmental Sociology

Description
(C) Analysis of household, workplace, local and global environmental issues with emphasis on the interplay of cultural, social, political and economic factors in the development of and response to environmental problems. Topics covered include the effects of toxic substances on ecosystems, human health and safety risks, consumption patterns and their relation to environmental problems, government regulation, conflicts between science and politics in the assessment of workplace and environmental risks, social stratification and environmental risks, citizen activism and social movements around environmental issues. Prerequisite: SOC 100 or 150 or ANT 102. (3 cr hrs) Fulfills: LASR.
Credits
3
Attributes
Liberal Arts Req.
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Recent Semesters
Fall 2019, Fall 2018, Fall 2017
Offered
TuTh
Avg. Class Size
35
Avg. Sections
1