Spring 2008 Course Description

Topics in Public Policy

Please note: Public Affairs undergraduate courses do not count toward any graduate degree program offered by the LBJ School. These courses are intended for students enrolled in undergraduate programs at the University.

Section Title: Environment & Society: India
Instructor(s): David Eaton
Course: P A 310S - Topics in Public Policy
Unique Number: 64115
Waitlist Information:For LBJ Students: UT Waitlist Information
Notes: Mid-May to Late June in India

Description: This course on Environment and Society- India focuses on the natural and human environment in India. This course will address major environmental topics related to India: water quantity, water quality, air quality, solid wastes, hazardous materials, protection of natural areas and endangered species, land management, human population, wildlife, energy, and natural resources.

To enroll in one of the three alternative course numbers during Spring Semester of 2008 a student will enroll in USG 119, ?International Learning Seminar? which is a cross-cultural course component organized by the study abroad office. The field component of the class will be taught in Dehradun, India from approximately May 18, 2008 to June 13, 2008, a period which includes travel to and from India. This course will include class lectures and field study in the Dehradun region. Grading will be by an examination, a fieldwork journal and class participation.

Restricted enrollment: For students accepted into the Maymester Abroad Program at the Center for Global Educational Opportunities at http://www.utexas.edu/student/abroad/programs/appprocess.html.

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