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2022-2023 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
    
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PHIL 311 - Environmental Ethics


Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-UD-C; Sustainability
Philosophical conceptions of nature and the environment, and human responsibilities towards it, drawn from different historical and cultural traditions.

Strongly Recommended Preparation: Upper division status (greater than 60 earned semester units) and completion of lower division Area C requirements.
Prerequisites: Completion of GE Areas A1, A2, A3 and B4 with grade C- (CR) or better.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground, Entirely Online, or Hybrid.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-UD-C - Upper Division Arts or Humanities, Overlay - Sustainability
Course Typically Offered: Fall & Spring


Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
 

  1. read complex texts, create original arguments, analyze the arguments of others, and express these criticisms orally and in writing
  2. demonstrate knowledge of the study of environmental ethics, including relevant concepts, theories, methods, and historical contexts
  3. write clear, academically rigorous, argumentative essays


UD-C. Upper-division Arts or Humanities Learning Outcomes
 

  1. demonstrate an understanding of and ability to apply the principles, methodologies, value systems, and thought processes employed in the arts and humanities;
  2. analyze cultural production as an expression of, or reflection upon, what it means to be human; and
  3. demonstrate how the perspectives of the arts and humanities are used by informed, engaged, and reflective citizens to benefit local and global communities.
Sustainability Overlay Learning Outcomes
 

  1. identify the environmental, social, and economic dimensions of sustainability, either in general or in relation to a specific problem;
  2. analyze interactions between human activities and natural systems;
  3. describe key threats to environmental sustainability; and
  4. explain how individual and societal choices affect prospects for sustainability at the local, regional, and/or global levels.



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