This course surveys the psychology of environmental sustainability, the scientific study of the relationship between humans and the rest of nature. It will focus on the application of theories and research in psychology to the issues of conservation in the face of climate crises and the urgent need to develop environmental sustainability, to decrease the negative impact of humans and to encourage environmentally-friendly behaviour.
45 credits of 100-level or higher coursework including PSYC 100 and PSYC 101
PSYC 340 is an approved Self and Society course for Cap Core requirements.
PSYC 240 is recommended.
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