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Geography

Geography 440 – Ecology and Culture (4)

Investigation into interdependent environmental and human cultural systems. Traditional agroecologies and subsistence strategies; contemporary problems of resource management, social equity, political ecology, and sustainable development.

Knowledge and Skills Developed:

  • Knowledge of the fundamental adaptive strategies of human populations.
  • Understanding of the complex relationships between culture and environmental management and use.
  • Appreciation of the diversity and complexity of human-environmental interactions through time.
  • Critically interpret contemporary issues related to ecology and culture, in oral and written form.