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Environmental Studies 240: Environmental Issues in the Pacific Northwest
Chelan, United States; Holden Village, United States; Wenatchee, United States (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: J-Term
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Prerequisites: Consent of Instructor Program Type: J-Term 2
Max. Enrollment: 16 Academic Dept: Environmental Studies
No. of Credits: 4 All College Req(s): HB-Human Behavior
Immersion: None
Program Description:
INSTRUCTOR:  Jon Jensen (Environmental Studies)
Course Description: 
This course examines environmental issues in the Pacific Northwest and the policies that are used or proposed to address them. Case studies – on issues such as wilderness, endangered species, mining, hydroelectric dams, water rights, public lands management, logging, and outdoor recreation – will be used to better understand the political process in the United States, the role of economics in addressing environmental issues, and the particular challenges in human-nature relations within the intermountain west.  The course will be taught at Holden Village, an ecumenical retreat center in the Cascade Mountains of Washington state. (Note: this course counts as an Environmental Studies major elective; it does not fulfill a particular Environmental Studies major requirement.)
Estimated Cost: $2250 - $2375
Estimated Add'l Meal Costs: $120
Recommended Travel-Specific Immunizations:
Estimated Other Costs: Books
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