Feb 24, 2024  
University of Alberta Calendar 2023-2024 
    
University of Alberta Calendar 2023-2024

R SOC 450 - Environmental Sociology


Course Career Undergraduate
Units 3
Approved Hours 3-0-0
Fee index 6
Faculty Agric, Life & Environ Sciences
Department Resource Econ Enviro Sociology
Typically Offered second term

Description
Introduction to a field in sociological inquiry that addresses how individuals and groups influence, and are influenced by, natural resources and environmental conditions. Examination of individual-level influences, such as beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors, as well as broader social-level influences at the institutional and organizational level. Focus is on providing an understanding and appreciation for the interaction between human attitudes, behaviors, and organizations with other components of the ecosystem. Prerequisite: *60 or more. An introductory Sociology course is strongly recommended.