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Undergraduate Course Details
Number GPH 377
Title Environmental Impact Assessment
Credits 3.0
Distribution DII

Description

This course is designed to introduce students to the applied field of environmental impact assessment (or EIA). A comprehensive framework for evaluating environmental impacts is presented. Requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act for preparing and writing environmental impact statements will be covered with materials from actual EIS's. Other environmental regulations to be covered include the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, the Endangered Species Act, and the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act. The course provides students with a working knowledge of the EIA process. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for GGR352.