PEAK Minors

PEAKS | HFA

Environmental Humanities Minor

12 credits

Course Course Title Credits

MINOR REQUIREMENTS

ENV-200

Nature and Culture: An Introduction to Environmental Studies

3

REL-251.1

Theology and Sciences

3

PHI-340

Environmental Philosophy

3

Complete 2 courses (6 credits) from the following:

ENG-239

Visions of Environment

3

ENG-230

Literature of the American West

3

ENG-322

Gardens of American Literature

3

ENG-334

Seminar: Ecopoetics

3

ENG-335

Seminar: The American Renaissance

3

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Critical Thinking
  • Analytic Reasoning
  • Written and Oral Communication
  • Problem Solving
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the ways in which environmental attitudes shape culture and cultural assumptions shape the environment
  • Ability to identify, describe and analyze environmental values
  • Familiarity with the literacy history of environmental literature
  • Understanding of the relationship between theological and scientific traditions in the western world
  • Articulate the necessary interdisciplinary of environmental issues