DEA 1500

DEA 1500

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2016-2017.

Environmental Psychology is an interdisciplinary field concerned with how the physical environment and human behavior interrelate. Most of the course focuses on how residential environments and urban and natural settings affect human health and well-being. Students also examine how human attitudes and behaviors affect environmental quality. Issues of environmental justice and culture are included throughout. Hands-on projects plus exams. Lecture and discussion sections. DEA 1501  - Writing in the major (WIM) option also is available (by instructor permission) for 4 credits.

When Offered Spring, summer.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: 30 students for summer session. Enrollment limited to: 15 students per section.

Distribution Category (D-HE, LAD-HE, SBA-HE)

Comments A University Course - This class highlights cross-disciplinary dialogue and debate.

  • Provide overview of knowledge about the environment and human behavior (grounding in field)
  • Understand cultural and life course diversity in human-environment interactions (sensitivity to diversity)
  • Learn how to analyze problems like an environmental psychologist (develop critical thinking skill)

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Syllabi: none
  •   Six Week Summer.  Combined with: COGST 1500PSYCH 1500

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1662 DEA 1500   LEC 001

    • MTWRF Uris Hall 498
    • Jun 26 - Aug 4, 2017
    • Vaid, U

  • This Summer Session class is offered by the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. For details visit