Department Information

Dr. Herbert Haines
Sharon Steadman (Acting)
Moffett Center, Room 2120
Phone: 607-753-2726
Fax: 607-753-5973
8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday
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SOC 340 - Environmental Sociology

Analysis of household, workplace, local and global environmental issues with emphasis on the interplay of cultural, social, political and economic factors in the development of and response to environmental problems. Topics covered include the effects of toxic substances on ecosystems, human health and safety risks, consumption patterns and their relation to environmental problems, government regulation, conflicts between science and politics in the assessment of workplace and environmental risks, social stratification and environmental risks, citizen activism and social movements around environmental issues. Category A. Prerequisite: SOC 100 or 150 or ANT 102. (3 cr. hr.)

Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.