Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

Environment and Society: A Historical Perspective
0.5 Credit

This course will examine the relationship of human society to the environment from a long-term historical perspective. The principles of human ecology will be introduced. Case studies from around the world will be featured, from pre-agricultural to modern times. The course will investigate the complex interaction of humans with the environment and the role of environmental change in the florescence and collapse of human societies.