2023-2024 Catalog

EVST 100 Introduction to the Environment: A Systems Approach

An interdisciplinary course that introduces students to the major issues in environmental studies. We emphasize the importance of analyzing environmental issues from a comprehensive systems approach. The course focuses on the interaction of natural, socioeconomic, political, and ethical systems. We explore pressing social and environmental issues, including climate change, racial inequality, and environmental justice, to highlight the interconnections across multiple perspectives.