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GEOG 400 - International Issues for Water Development

(3 units) CO11, CO13
Evaluates the integration of science, technology, culture, policy, and economics in international issues of water use and development. (GEOG 400 and NRES 400 are cross-listed; credit may be earned in one of the two.)

Prerequisite(s): General Education courses (CO1-CO3) completed; at least 3 courses from CO4-CO8 completed; Junior or Senior standing.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. use (in writing) the appropriate metrics and language to evaluate the context of several different water-related situations common throughout the world.
2. synthesize materials and argue persuasively (in writing and in an oral conference-style presentation) about a contemporary water issue of international significance.
3. explain (in writing and through discussion), the history, parties, uncertainties, strategies, mechanisms, and future prospects for a current international water treaty.
4. synthesize information (in writing) about how social equity, cultural norms, security considerations, and/or the time scale of problem evolution influence decision-making about water in various parts of the world.


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