Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

HIST 425 - U.S. CONSERVATION MOVEMENT

Long Title: 20TH CENTURY AMERICAN CONSERVATION MOVEMENT
Department: History
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: Exploration of the American conservation movement from Pres. Theodore Roosevelt, Sierra Club founder John Muir, and Chief of the U.S. Forest Service Gifford Pinchot to naturalists John Burroughs and George Perkins Marsh - focusing on their work in context of current issues in global warming and wetlands restoration. Open to juniors and seniors. Open to others only with permission of instructor. (Please note that class rank is determined by year of matriculation, not credits.)