ECO 309 - Environmental Economics (3)

Prerequisite: ECO 203  with a C- or higher, or permission.
An examination of the relationship between economic analysis and the quality of the natural environment in which we live. Students successfully completing this course will be able to 1) understand economic theory and terminology as they relate to issues of environmental quality; 2) apply economic theory, where appropriate, to various environmental problems; 3) comprehend the interactions between both the private and public sectors in the struggle to find workable solutions to environmental problems; 4) appreciate the global dimension of environmental issues; and 5) analyze and evaluate environmental policy proposals to determine feasible solutions.

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