Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Political Studies in Outdoor Recreation/Environmental Management (3cr)
R317 | 6245 | J Ridenour
Political Studies in Outdoor Recreation/Environmental Management
2:30p-5:30p R Arr
This section is for distance education students.
Description: This course is designed in a lecture/discussion format with a
variety of guest lecturers covering topics. Such topics include: the
introduction of wolves to Yellowstone, timber harvesting policies and
ecosystem management. Concepts such as preservation versus use will be
explored. The major federal land management agencies will be compared and
contrasted as we explore policy making.
Goals: The goal will be to examine current issues and policy making. I
expect you to bring current issues to class for discussion purposes.
Required Book List:
Ridenour. A Sand County Almanac: Sketches Here and There; Aldo Leopold
National Parks Compromised: Pork Barrel Politics and the Nation's
Summary of Assignments: Class participation, midterm paper, presentations,
and take home final.