HIST 3475 American Environmental History
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as HIST 45.
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3 hours; 3 credits
Interactions among humans and natural environments from pre-contact to the present. Attention to ecological change, uses of the environment, and human ideas about nature. Native American approaches to the natural world; environmental impact of European colonization; rise of industrial cities; romanticism; conservation and preservation; impact of the automobile; environmentalism and environmental justice.
Prerequisite: Core Curriculum 1220 or permission of the chairperson.