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HIS 253 - U.S. Environmental History
U.S. Environmental History
Prerequisite: None

This course introduces students to the environmental history of the United States from the pre-Columbian period to the present. It examines how Americans have transformed and adapted to their environment; how Americans have perceived nature; nature's role in shaping American culture; the impact of climate change, disease, and natural disasters on American history; the rise of conservationist and environmentalist movements in the United States over the past 150 years; and the role of government in both protecting and exploiting the environment.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

History Department

Course Attributes:
History US

Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Non Credit

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