English language study with extensive practice in, academic writing. Emphasis is on developing a wide, variety of sentence types and rhetorical patterns;, appropriate writing and formatting conventions,, particularly as they relate to research (i.e.,, citations, documentation, databases, Internet, resources, other reference materials); issues of, academic integrity. Includes a comprehensive, review of grammar, punctuation, mechanics,, spelling. Offered as two 2-credit sections in, summer. May be repeated for a total of 4 semester, credits.
Introduction to major historical shifts in the, relationship(s) between humans and their, environment from prehistoric times to the present., Focuses particularly on Asia, Europe, and North, America and covers such topics as the invention of, agriculture, shifting conceptions and portrayals, of nature, the exchange of biota between, continents, responses to natural disasters, the, ecological impact of the industrial revolution,, and the 20th-century environmental movement., Exploration of the social, cultural, and political, dimensions of environmental change through the, work of environmental historians and a wide range, of primary sources, including literature, artwork,, philosophical texts, government documents,, newspaper articles, and scientific data.