Nature and History: The Earth's Environmental Past

Nature and History: The Earth's Environmental Past
Human historical interactions with animals, plants, and landscapes. Global histories of climate, population, whaling, fossil fuels, the car, animal rights, suburban sprawl, eco-theology, environmentalism, ecotourism, etc.
HIST
290
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesNone
 TaughtWinter
Course Outcomes

Historical Analysis

Students will be able to analyze and evaluate the content and meaning of primary sources, and through critical interpretation, draw reasonable conclusions.

Historical Knowledge of Global Relationship with Nature

Students will become academically conversant with the major historical developments in our global relationship with nature.

Historical Research

Students will be able to formulate historical questions and answer them by careful and systematic research in primary and secondary sources.

Analytical Writing

Students will be able to write history that is coherent and persuasive by following discipline’s norms for writing and careful documentation.