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Environmental Studies courses this summer!

Submitted by Political Science Advising on May 12, 2015 - 9:40am

ENVIR 239 Sustainable Choices


SLN:  11387 (3cr) or 11388 (5cr)

Tue/Thurs noon-1:40pm

Explore sustainability through lecture, discussion, writing, and personal sustainability activities. Add service learning component for the 5-credit section. Unpack issues such as consumption and happiness; sustainable food choices; green energy; water use; sustainable campuses; and economics.  Deeply explore the impacts of your choices through activities around food, waste, consumption, and citizen action.  Instructor:  Kristi Straus

ENVIR 235 Introduction to Environmental Economics (A term)

SLN: 11386 (5 credits)

M,T,W,ThF 1:10-3:20pm

Introduces environmental and natural resource economics. Discusses fundamental economic concepts, including markets and private property. Includes basic tools used in the economic assessment of environmental programs and applies these methods to key environmental issues.  Instructor:  Indroneil Ganguly

ENVIR 495A  Urban Farm Practicum (A term)

SLN: 11392 (3 credits)

Wednesdays noon-5pm

Become familiar with techniques of food production in urban settings; gain a working knowledge of plant families, basic soil characteristics and methods of compost production. Expand your abilities to grow food in an urban setting through experiential learning on the UW Farm!  Instructor: Elizabeth Wheat