Environment and Human Culture

Environment and Human Culture Major Concentration Requirements

The following required courses for this concentration are in addition to the ES major core courses.  Courses completed in this concentration can not count towards the core course requirements.

1. One of the following

2.  One of the following environmental history courses:

3.  One of the following courses in cultural, literary, or visual studies:

  • AVC 285 Renaissance and Post-Renaissance Gardens and Landscape Architecture
  • AVC 377A Picturesque Suburbia
  • AVC 377B The Chateau and Gardens of Versailles
  • ENG 395K The Arctic Sublime
  • ENVR 308 Urban and Regional Food Systems
  • ENVR 319 Imagining Climate Change
  • ENVR 334 Living with Animals: Perspectives from Literature and Film
  • ENVR 348 Nature and the Novel
  • INDS 321 Afroambiente: Writing a Black Environment

4.  One of the following environmental philosophy courses:

5.  Two additional courses  (one at the 300 level) from environmental philosophy, literature, visual and cultural studies, or environmental history above, or one of the following:

  • EN/ES 121Q The Lives of Rivers
  • ES/RU s20 Environment and Culture in Russia
  • ES/RE s25 Food and the Sacred
  • ENVR 223 Biodiversity Conservation: History, Culture, Power
  • ENVR s29 Walking: The Practice, Politics, and Pleasures of One’s Own Two Feet
  • ENVR 304 Politics of Nature
  • INDS 208 Introduction to Medieval Archeology
  • INDS 291 Environmental Archeology
  • RFSS 100 What is Rhetoric
  • RFSS 120 Introduction to Screen Studies

All of the courses required for this concentration are listed on the Environment and Human Culture major declaration form.