DEA 6200

DEA 6200

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

This course is a seminar course intended for graduate students in Design and Environmental Analysis and graduate students in related fields. The course introduces students to the history, theories, and major research trends in the field of human-environment relations. Human environment relations refer to the interaction between the built environment and human behavior. The course draws upon literature in the disciplines of environmental psychology, human factors/ergonomics, sociology, human development, facility planning, and urban planning.

When Offered Fall.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Enrollment preference given to: DEA majors. Graduate students outside DEA require permission of instructor.

Distribution Category (SBA-HE)

  • Grounding in disciplines and fields: Students will understand the historical foundations of the field of human-environment relations; students will apply major theories, conceptual frameworks, and research in the field of human-environment relations.
  • Multidisciplinary perspectives: Through readings and discussions, students will learn and understand the various academic areas of study that contribute to the field of human-environment relations.
  • Critical Thinking: In their final papers (and in discussion), students will critically analyze and evaluate the research evidence in one of the areas of human-environment relations. Students will be prepared for future course work and research in this field.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 13660 DEA 6200   LEC 001

  • Enrollment limited to: Graduate students. (Undergraduate seniors outside of DEA with permission of instructor.)