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2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HTY 480 - Global Environmental History

Environmental history is the study of past interactions between humans and nature, and this course examines environmental historical processes on the global scale by comparing and contrasting on the local, regional, and national scales over time. While it is impossible to cover the environmental history of the whole globe, in-depth explorations of seven major themes, including agriculture and settlement, biological exchanges, and urbanization and industrialization, will thoroughly introduce students to the subfield of global environmental history. Students will also have the opportunity to analyze at length specific environmental historical subject matter and improve their digital literacy through group website projects.

General Education Requirements: Population and Environment and Cultural Diversity and International Perspectives

Prerequisites: Three credits in History or instructor permission.

Course Typically Offered: Variable

Credits: 3