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2015 - 2016 Catalog of Courses 
2015 - 2016 Catalog of Courses [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PS 130 - Introduction to Environmental Policy

This introductory course examines the political and policy dimensions of environmental protection. Topics include ecology and normative assumptions; rationales for government intervention; political actors and institutions; policy analysis and change. The primary focus is domestic; coverage is expanded to assess global environmental issues, particularly in terms of cultural considerations; scientific determinants; and controversies related to risk assessment and scientific uncertainty.

Credits: 4

Clock Hours - (Lect-Lab): (4-0)