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3255. Environmental Science and Policy in the Tropics

Also offered as: ENVS 3255

4.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Taught in Costa Rica. Evaluation of the conservation and management of natural resources using tools and perspectives relevant to both the natural and social sciences. Students are introduced to issues and problems in environmental science and conservation biology under three main themes: social and political history of Costa Rica as a case study of the neotropics, tropical ecosystem management, and the global environment. This course is offered in partnership with the Organization for Tropical Studies.

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