Environmental Education Concentration

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Environmental Education connects students to nature through a variety of experiences and helps to link social, political, and economic factors to help citizens make well-informed decisions about the environment and climate change.  Courses in this concentration are interdisciplinary and structured to support the development of environmental literacy, address interrelated issues, and the impacts to society and the world at large.

Cultural Geography
Select from the following:4
Plants, People and Civilization
Ethnicity and the Land
Human Geography
Geography of Latin America
Geography of the Caribbean
Ecological and Environment Foundations
Select from the following:4
Plant Diversity and Ecology
Wildlife Conservation Biology
Plant Ecology
Physical Geography
Natural Resource Ecology and Habitat Management
Global Climate Change
Physical Oceanography
Education and Communication
Select from the following:2-4
Environmental Communication
Education Apprenticeship 1
Communicating Ocean Sciences to Informal Audiences
Environmental Leadership and Community Engagement
Social, Political, Economic and Ethical Issues
Select from the following:4
Climate and Humanity
The Global Environment
Comparative World Environmental History & Sustainability Since 1492
Human Dimensions in Natural Resources Management
Environmental Ethics
Energy, Society and the Environment
Select from the following:4
Advanced Science/Engineering Integration for the K-8 Classroom 2
Selected Environmental Issues of California's Central Coast
Total units18-20