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.
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
- Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
- Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ENGL 105, or equivalent. MATH 190 or equivalent.
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9D3
(CSU GE Area D), UC (IGETC Area 4)