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ENV 130 - The Naturalists

Course Description: This course is designed to provide students with aesthetic insight into the natural world through the creative and imaginative writings and observations of famous naturalists. Significant time will be spent studying ways in mature nature viewed through aesthetic categories has influenced the conceptual profile and strategies of the environmental movement in the West. Classroom discussions and experimental field studies will blend theory with first hand experiences. Investigation of the perception and reality of "our place" in the world of nature and how aesthetic responses and art has influenced that perception over the years provide the enduring theme for the course.

Course Rotation: Spring - Odd years.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Discussion, Lecture, Tutorial

Environmental Studies Department

Course Attributes:
Area of Knowledge IV, Inquiry and Exploration

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: