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    Jul 19, 2024  
2022-2023 Catalog of Courses 
    
2022-2023 Catalog of Courses [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PS 288 - 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: 3

Clock Hours - (Lect-Lab): (3-0)

gtPathways: SS1

Notes:
This course was approved for gtPathways as of publication date. Changes can be made to approved gtPathways courses at any time; they are not catalog specific. The most accurate listing of courses approved for gtPathways can be found by searching by attribute on the schedule on WebOPUS.