Dec 06, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

GEOG 268 - United States Environmental History 3 s.h.

Study of the history of environmental perception in the United States, from 15th - 21st centuries. Topics include settlement patterns, land management policies, environmental degradation and disasters, and the environmental movement. Concepts include nationalism, expansionism, romanticism, conservation, "wilderness," the "Land Ethic," environmental justice, ecotourism, ecosystem services, and sustainability. Special emphasis on Adirondack Park. A-E Only.
Cross-listed as: ENVS 268 .
Prerequisite(s): GEOG 100  or ENVS 101  or ENVS 110  or SoS.