Catalogue 2012 - 2013

EC 274 Environmental Economics (Formerly EC 374)

Credits

3 cr.

Prerequisite

EC 111 or EC 101 or EC 117 and EC 201.

Course Description

This course examines the economic aspects of current environmental and natural resource issues. The problems of pollution control and resource management are examined from an economic perspective. Other topics may include the global population problem; energy dependence and the economy; the economics of recycling; and the impact of environmental policy on growth, jobs, and the quality of life.

Distribution

MR

Offered

Offered in alternate years.