GEOG 235 - Environmental Law and Policy

Description
Designed for the non-legal student whose interest in the environment or whose field of present or future employment would be enhanced by a basic understanding of legal and policy matters as they apply to the environment. The course begins with a discussion of the judicial system, followed by an introduction to the concepts of administrative and common law. The course addresses the National Environmental Policy Act, the Clear Air Act, the Clean Water Act, and the various hazardous waste statutes. The course applies this body of law to current environmental issues addressing the political, economic, cultural, and ethical variables that influence environmental policy in the United States.
Credits
1
Attributes
Goal CCC - Reasoning Skills, Goal CCC - Writing Skills, Undergraduate Level Course, G2_Goal 10: Forces in the U.S., G3_Goal 10: Forces in the U.S.
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Recent Semesters
Spring 2019, Spring 2018, Spring 2017, Spring 2016
Offered
MW, MWThFTu
Avg. Class Size
35
Avg. Sections
1