Love being outside? Love the natural world around you? Need upper division History credit? Need upper division elective credit? If you answered yes to at least two of these four questions then you are a great candidate for HIST 3327: American Environmental History.
This course, taught by Dr. Erica Morin, will feature such topics as Farming, Energy, Natural Resources, Wildlife, Parks and Recreation, Chemicals, Pollution, Nutrition, Law, Advertisements, Art, Literature, and Film.
Understanding the history of our natural world is a great way to encourage conservation, recreation, and a respect for nature. This course is a beautiful addition to an already thriving History department and enhances the naturally strong ties between History and other departments around campus.
For those involved in Outdoor Pursuits, sport clubs, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, and the Institute of Environmental and Human Health as well as hundreds of other academic and student organizations across campus this course creates a natural segue between your recreation and your education.