Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College
Business and Management

Academics

Society and the Environment

Description:

The environmental consequences caused by the actions of human institutions have been an increasing social concern. Solving environmental problems requires an interdisciplinary approach and frequently involves collaboration of individuals with expertise in both the natural sciences and the social sciences. Business majors with this concentration will have a base on which to build for the development of sound policies and practices that allow for sustainable progress in both state and non-governmental agencies.

Courses:

ANTH 101 Human Evolution
ANTH 210 Feast or Famine: The Ecology and Politics of Food
ANTH 265 Medical Anthropology
ANTH 298 Environmental Anthropology
ANTH 298 Environmental Justice
BIO 111 Evolution and Ecology
BIO 201 Environmental Science
BIO 215 Ecology
BIO 303 Evolution
CHEM 103 Chemistry and Your Environment
CHEM 105 Earth, Wind and Fire: Science of the Earth System
CHEM 303 Current Problems in Environmental Chemistry
INT 210 Water Resources Planning and Management
INT 215 Coastal Zone Management
PHYS 160 Geology
PHYS 165 Climate Change, Past and Present
SOC 315 Society, Technology and the Environment

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