Environment and Social Justice

Credit Hours: 2

This course is designed to examine the environment as a matter of social justice, and what this means for policymakers, developers, and communities. It will have an emphasis on communities and how they address environment issues and related public health concerns. The course will examine: constitutional and civil rights; pollution control and land use regulation; administrative law; negotiation skills; and professional responsibility. Students will immerse themselves in these topic areas through readings, case studies, and exercises.