HTY 480 (0001): Global Environmental History

Instructor:  Staff

Days/Time:  Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 1:00 -1:50 p.m.

Course Number: 30130

Location:  Stevens Hall 370

Description:  Environmental history is the study of past interactions between humans and nature, and this course examines environmental historical processes on the global scale by comparing and contrasting on the local, regional, and national scales over time. While it is impossible to cover the environmental history of the whole globe, in-depth explorations of seven major themes, including agriculture and settlement, biological exchanges, and urbanization and industrialization, will thoroughly introduce students to the subfield of global environmental history. Students will also have the opportunity to analyze at length specific environmental historical subject matter and improve their digital literacy through group website projects.

Prerequisites: Three credits in History or instructor permission

General Education Requirements: Fulfills the Population & Environment or the Cultural Diversity & International Perspectives general education requirements.