Examines culture as a human adaptation to nature from the Pleistocene to the present. Case studies demonstrate success and failure of various societies in their adaptation to and impact on their environments. Emphasis is on present-day traditional societies as well as cultural ecological problems facing certain third world countries and industrial nations. Demographic pressures, environmental degradation and climate change are discussed. Springs. Prerequisite(s): AN 2210.
*All course information is from the 2014-2015 Catalog.