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ENS/PSY 220 Environmental Attitudes, Values, and Behavior 2cr

Explores the relationships among attitudes, values, and behaviors towards the natural and built environments from the macro level of cultural and historical context and from the micro level of psychological processes. Readings will draw from a wide range of psychological perspectives, including social psychology, cognitive psychology, behavioral therapy, psychodynamic perspectives, environmental psychology, and ecopsychology. Class will include a combination of lecture, discussion, class presentations, response papers, and experiential activities.
Prerequisite: PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology or ENS 116 Introduction to Environmental Studies or permission of the instructor.