This course explores psychological perspectives and methods being applied to environmental problems in the modern world. The ways humans have impacted and been impacted by natural and built environments are examined. Topics include weather and climate, disasters and toxic hazards, territoriality and crowding, urban and rural environments, planning and designing spaces for human behavior, and building sustainable environments. The application of attitudinal, humanistic, cognitive, behavioral and political approaches to environmental problems are discussed.Prerequisite: Graduate Standing.
4 Graduate credits
Effective August 21, 2010 to present