HIST 3044 – Global Environmental History

This course examines the history of human interaction with the natural environment, utilizing a global lens and focusing upon the period since 1492. It explores the influence of humans on the natural world and the influence of nature on human activities and choices. Themes include environmental exchange between world regions, the extent and limitations of human agency, the emergence of the environmentalist movement, and others drawn from students' interests and research. Prerequisite: Any Transylvania University History course and FYS-1104. IV;V