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Culture & Environment Specialization

 

Specializations require 3, 300+ level courses. 

Some possible options include:

Environmental Writing & Literature

  • ENVIRON 304/RCHUMS 334 “Rites of Reading: The Animal Story”
  • ENVIRON 304/GERMAN 303 “Environmentalism and Ecocriticism” 
  • ENVIRON/RCHUMS 337 Children Under Fire: Narratives of Sustainability
  • ENVIRON/ENGLISH 355 Southern Natures: Race & Environment in the U.S. South
  • ENVIRON 322/ENGLISH 320 Literature & the Environment (various topics) 
  • RCIDIV 305 The Literature of Environmental Justice 
  • ENGLISH 328 Writing and the Environment

Sustainable Urban & Community Development

  • ENVIRON 302/AAS 357 Environmental Governance and African Development
  • ENVIRON 350 The Built Environment
  • ENVIRON 370/URP/ARCH 423 Intro to Urban & Environmental Planning
  • ENVIRON 405 Urban Sprawl
  • ENVIRON 462/AAS 495 “Ethnographies of Exploitation”
  • ANTHRCUL 458/INTLSTD 401 “People, Land, and Time”
  • LACS 321/INTLSTD 385 “Indigenous Communities vs Globalization in S. America”
  • RCSSCI 360 “Urban and Community Studies”
  • SW 312 Grassroots & Community Organizing in Detroit
  • WGS 350 Nonprofit Management, Community Engagement, and Feminist Practice

Environmental Philosophy

  • ENVIRON/PHIL 376 Environmental Ethics: Living Well with Nature
  • ENVIRON 387/RELIGION 386 Ecology and Religion
  • PHIL 355 Contemporary Moral Problems
  • PHIL 356 Issues in Bioethics
  • PHIL 361 Ethics

Cultural Landscapes

  • ENVIRON 350 The Built Environment
  • ENVIRON 464 “Nature, Culture, Landscape
  • ENVIRON 465 “Sustainable Sites and Historical Precedents”
  • CLARCH 350 Topics in Classical Arch- “Environmental Archaeology”
  • HISTART 305/ASIAN 335 “Himalayas: An Aesthetic Exploration”
  • HISTART/CLARCH 440 Cities and Sanctuaries in Classical Greece
  • JAZZ 454 “Nature Based Contemplative Practice”
  • JAZZ 455 “Creativity & Consciousness”

Climate Change & Cultural Systems

  • ENVIRON 321 Climate Change and Adaptation
  • ENVIRON/PHIL 376 Environmental Ethics: Living Well with Nature
  • ENVIRON 462/AAS 495 “Ethnographies of Exploitation”
  • ENVIRON 484 Localization: Transitional Thinking for the New Normal
  • ASIAN 371 Natural Disasters in East Asia
  • ANTHRCUL 458/INTLSTD 401 “People, Land, and Time”
  • LACS 321/INTLSTD 385 “Indigenous Communities vs Globalization in S. America”
  • NATIVEAM/AMCULT 373 History of the U.S. West
  • PHIL 355 Contemporary Moral Problems