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ECO 245 Environmental Economics

Introduces contemporary environmental issues and policies meant to reduce environmental degradation. It introduces the concept of market failure due to pollution. The course covers government pollution reduction policies for air, water, and natural environments. It also covers analytical tools that are used to analyze the effectiveness of these policies. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS1 category.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

Equivalent testing score (e.g., ENG 121 or higher,) or enrollment in or completion of CCR 092 or CCR 093 or CCR 094. The CCR course or ENG 121 may be taken concurrently with this course.

GT Code

*(GT-SS1)

Notes

Recommended Preparation: ECO 202.