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ECON 210 Economics of the Environment

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Course Description

An introduction to economics and the environment. The course will use the economic concept of market failures, and facts about climate change, to analyze issues such as pollution and natural disasters. The course also examines the role of government policy in addressing environmental issues at the local, national, and global levels.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9D3
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area D), UC (IGETC Area 4)