Environmental History - ARTS3242

Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

School: School of Humanities and Languages

Course Outline: School of Humanities & Languages

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: 24 unit of credit in the History stream or 24 units of credit in the Environmental Studies stream

Equivalent: HIST3106

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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Subject Area: Environmental Humanities
This course can also be studied in the following specialisations: History

A global perspective on our modern environmental condition and its development, primarily in Europe, the US and Australia, since pre-industrial times. Topics include: human impacts and natural changes in climate, the forests and the oceans; changing concepts of the natural world; agriculture, technology, economics and environmental damage; the impact of population growth and the industrial revolution; imperialism and its ecological and social effects; ecological science, modern conservation and environmental movements.


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