SOCY 2201 Sociology of the Environment
3 hours; 3 credits
Society's relationship to the natural environment. Origins of major environmental stresses and political conflicts associated with them. Role of society's utilization of natural resources in creating crises, how society identifies environmental stresses as social problems and how social responses to environmental problems lead to political conflicts. Outcomes of environmental conflicts; development of integrated, viable solutions to Socio-environmental problems.
Prerequisite: any one of the following: Core Curriculum 1220 [2.2], [2.3], 1230, Core Studies 3, 4, 9, History 3005, Urban Sustainability *1001 , Sociology *1101  or SOCY 1200 or SOCY 1201 or permission of the chairperson.
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