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2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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JCL 130 - Environmental Justice

Upper Division

JCL 010  or permission of the instructor.

This course focuses on the complex relationship between humans and the environment, specifically examining how our everyday choices, individual behaviors, built infrastructures, and policies and institutions affect the environment, and consequently our global human community. Drawing on theories and concepts from a variety of fields such as cultural sociology, social psychology, ethnic studies, political ecology, urban geography and economics, we will examine how power, privilege and justice relate to environmental problems and solutions. Students are required to devote time each week to community engagement and guided reflection activities, produce a literature review and advocacy presentation, and complete content examinations.

Lecture and/or Lab Hours
Class sessions are supplemented by 6 labs over the semester.

Core Curriculum Designation(s)
TCG - The Common Good

Term Offered
Offered in the spring.

Course credits: 1

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