Revolving around the Humans
and the Environment, all courses are seminars with substantial fieldwork that
interconnect content, projects, and site-specific learning experiences.
HON485: Directed Research (4 credits) Students
will learn research methodology and conduct independent study / research
HON399: Integrative Seminar (3 credits) This
course uses aesthetic and humanistic inquiry to help students integrate their
learning while developing a Sense of Place on the Colorado Plateau.
Applied Core: Humans and the Environment The natural and social science core will allow
students to study contemporary cultural, environmental, and management issues
through an interdisciplinary lens.
- Peoples and Cultures of the Colorado Plateau (3 credits) Students will learn how modern and
ancient people have interacted with and adapted to the Grand Canyon Region.
Emphasis will be placed on contemporary cultures.
- Environmental Science of the Colorado Plateau (3 credits) Students will study the patterns and
processes that shape the ecology, geology, and natural history of the Grand
- Policy and Management of the Colorado Plateau (3 credits) Students will learn about the
policies, practices, and politics that determine how human cultures manage and
utilize natural resources in the Grand Canyon Region.
Course numbers and
complete course descriptions forthcoming.