Environment and History

Req: 

HASS-H

Cat: 

CI-H

Level: 

Introductory

Focusing on the period since 1500 to the present, explores the influence of climate, topography, plants, animals, and microorganisms on human history and the reciprocal influence of people on the environment. Topics include the European encounter with the Americas, the impact of modern technology, and the current environmental crisis.  Enrollment limited.