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PSC 403G - Land and Water Resource Policy

(3 units)
Issues surrounding the allocation and use of land and water resources in the United States. Emphasis on issues affecting Western states.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall - Odd Years

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. articulate and evaluate the constitutional basis and historical development of natural resource policies dealing with land and water in the United States.
2. relate land and water policy to the development of art, culture and literature in the United States.
3. describe the political movements that have embraced and/or opposed land and water policy in the United States.
4. discuss factors which shape support and/or opposition for land and water policies at the national state and local level of American politics.
5. describe current conflicts associated with land and water resource policy.
6. articulate the institutional structures that create and administer national land and water policies.
7. describe the role of states in land and water natural resource policy.


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