Feb 16, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

ANTH 305 - Cultural Ecology

4.00 credit hours
(Same as: ENVI 305 .) Examines human engagements with the physical environment from early homo sapiens to the present. Topics include major adaptive strategies (foraging, horticulture, intensive agriculture, pastoralism and industrialism) and their social correlates and environmental consequences. Factors that lead to collapse of complex societies in the archaeological past. Colonial engagements and resulting resource use changes. Traditional ecological knowledge. Contemporary resource conflicts between small-scale societies, states and corporate interests.

Prerequisite(s): One of ANTH 145 , ANTH 165   or ENVI 120 .
Cardinal Directions Designation(s): Social Science, Global Understanding.
iCon(s): Sustaining Our World, Innovating the World.


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