Environmental Humanities Minor

 

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The Minor in Environmental Humanities examines the sociopolitical and cultural implications of key findings in environmental science. Its transdisciplinary framework draws from such disciplines as bioethics, environmental history, ecocriticism, and cultural geography. The Environmental Humanities provides a forum for critical and creative explorations of ecological, social, and technological transformation. The minor involves a total of seven courses, including a maximum of three 1000-level courses and a minimum of one 3000-level or higher course.

Writing Foundations
One course in the following:

  • GNED 1401 - Writing for Academic Success
  • GNED 1403 - Writing in a Digital Context: Language, Media, Culture
  • GNED 1404 - Writing about Images

Two of the following

  • ENGL 4402 - Topics in the Environment, Sustainability, and Resilience
  • FILM 3370 - Ecocinema
  • GEOG 2445 - Environmental Problems and Resource Management
  • GEOG 3445 - Global Environmental Issues
  • GEOL 2151 - Environmental Geology and Earth Resources
  • HIST 3358 - Environmental History
  • NTSC 1112 - An Introduction to Current Environmental Issues
  • NTSC 2201 - Environmentally Sustainable and Healthy Societies
  • NTSC 3301 - Environmental Health
  • PHIL 2291 - Philosophy and the Environment
  • PSYC 3344 - Environmental Psychology
  • SLGY 2255 - Environmental Sociology


Earth & Natural Sciences
One course from the following:

  • BIOL 3216 - Human Physiology and Adaptation to Environmental Stress
  • ENVS 2100 - Introduction to Environmental Science
  • ENVS 3336 - Indigenous & Stakeholder Consultation in Environmental Management
  • GEOG 1101 - The Physical Environment
  • GEOG 1102 - World Regional Geography
  • GEOG 1103 - The Human Environment
  • GEOG 2107 - Weather and Climate
  • GEOG 2235 - Regional Geography of Asia
  • GEOG 2337 - Political Geography
  • GEOG 2437 - Biogeography
  • GEOG 2443 - Tourism and Recreation Geography
  • GEOG 2445 - Environmental Problems and Resource Management
  • GEOG 3107 - Conservation Biogeography
  • GEOG 3445 - Global Environmental Issues
  • GEOG 3447 - Parks and Protected Areas
  • GEOG 4440 - Sustainable Development Geography
  • GEOL 1101 - The Dynamic Earth
  • GEOL 1109 - Introduction to Geology
  • GEOL 1151 - Introduction to the Petroleum Industry
  • GEOL 2151 - Environmental Geology and Earth Resources
  • GEOL 2155 - Geological History of Life
  • GEOL 2157 - Water: Geologic and Geographic Issues
  • NTSC 1112 - An Introduction to Current Environmental Issues
  • NTSC 2201 - Environmentally Sustainable and Healthy Societies
  • NTSC 3301 - Environmental Health
  • NTSC 3321 - Environmental and Developmental Legacy of Alberta’s Oil and Gas Industry

 

Humanities & Social Sciences
One course from the following:

  • ANTH 1101 - Introduction to Primatology and Human Evolution
  • ANTH 1103 - Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
  • ANTH 1105 - Ancient Peoples and Places
  • ANTH 2111 - Biological Anthropology of South Asia
  • ANTH 2214 - Ethnography of the Northwest Coast
  • ANTH 2225 - Ancient Civilizations
  • ANTH 2270 - Archaeology of Egypt and the Nile Valley
  • ANTH 3322 - Human Adaptation
  • ANTH 3379 - Urban Anthropology
  • ETOL 2230 - Sustainable Tourism
  • HIST 2205 - Health, Disease and Medicine
  • HIST 3358 - Environmental History
  • HPED 1070 - Foundations of Outdoor Leadership
  • INST 3710 - Place- and Land-based Learning: Decolonizing and Indigenous Perspectives
  • MGMT 4403 - Environmental Management & Sustainable Development
  • PHIL 2223 - Bio Ethics
  • PHIL 2267 - Philosophy of Science
  • PHIL 2291 - Philosophy and the Environment
  • PSYC 3344 - Environmental Psychology
  • SLGY 2253 - Urban Sociology
  • SLGY 2255 - Environmental Sociology
  • SLGY 4203 - Sociology of Food
  • SLGY 4411 - Sociology of Disaster

 

Visual & Verbal Arts
Two courses, one must be a 3000-level or higher course from the following:

  • ARTH 2205 - Hipsters, Tricksters and Adventurers
  • ARTH 3309 - Modern Architecture
  • ARTH 3313 - Impressionism: Art, Leisure & Society
  • ARTH 4411 - Poetic Intentions in Architecture
  • ENGL 2270 - Literatures in Canada to 1914
  • ENGL 2271 - Literatures in Canada from 1914
  • ENGL 2293 - Science Fiction
  • ENGL 2295 - Fantasy
  • ENGL 3330 - Enlightenment Literature: Knowledge and Society
  • ENGL 3246 - Pre-American Literary Environments
  • ENGL 3344 - Victorian Realism and Reform
  • ENGL 3345 - Victorian Art and Nature
  • ENGL 3350 - The American Renaissance
  • ENGL 3353 - North American Indigenous Literatures
  • ENGL 3372 - Western Canadian Literature
  • ENGL 4402 - Topics in the Environment, Sustainability, and Resilience
  • FILM 2231 - Indigenous Film
  • FILM 3349 - Film in Canada
  • FILM 3370 - Ecocinema