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PSYC 225
Psychology of Environmental Problems


Credits: 2
Clock Hours per Quarter: 20

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Lecture Hours:20


Description
Provides opportunity to apply psychological theory and research to environmental problems. Course will focus on how psychological principles may contribute to building a sustainable culture with an applied component in which the student will explore interventions to promote an awareness of current environmental difficulties. Recommended: READ 088 or higher. Formerly PSY 225.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Explore and understand various psychological perspectives on human-environmental relationships
  • Provide the student with an opportunity to understand the relationship between the environment and human behavior
  • Gain first-hand knowledge about key environment and behavior issues through hands-on activities

  • Course Topics
  • The Current Condition of the Environment
  • Freudian views
  • Social psychological views
  • Behavioral views
  • Cognitive views
  • Holistic approaches and ecopsychology
  • Using psychology to build a sustainable world

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    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
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    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.