Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2015

     

HIST 376 001 (CRN: 13483)

CARIBBEAN NATURAL DISASTER

Long Title: NATURAL DISASTERS IN THE CARIBBEAN
Department: History
Instructor: Cox, Edward L.
Meeting: 9:25AM - 10:40AM TR HUM 118 (24-AUG-2015 - 4-DEC-2015) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
 
Section Max Enrollment: 19
Section Enrolled: 18
Enrollment data as of: 27-JAN-2022 5:00PM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: Final Exam Unknown
 
Description: Natural disasters have had a profound impact on the Caribbean. This course examines how hurricanes, earthquakes, and volcanic eruptions affected aspects of the region's economy, political system, and social structure from colonial times to the present. Also explores opportunities these disasters presented for strengthening local institutions and promoting development.