Nov 24, 2020  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSC 413 - Natural Disasters in American Society


This course examines extreme events to reveal the inner dynamics of American society and its political system. Learners will explore how natural disasters illuminate and reshape social stuctures and act as a focusing event for public policy. Topics include global warming, environmentalism, domestic policy, the American presidency, race, class, gender, first responders, non-governmental organizations, emergency management, public policy, and FEMA.Course Codes: R. Cross-listed with HIS*413.

Prerequisites & Notes
Course Codes: R. Cross-listed with HIS*413. Normal cycle offering: Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

Credits: 3



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