Course Description

Environmental Injustice, ANTHRO 25A

In “Environmental Injustice” — UCI Anthro 25A — we study explosive disasters at chemical plants and refineries, air and water pollution, and the effects of climate change — and how all of these impact human health and worsen social inequalities. We also study how people have become environmental activists to find and advocate for solutions.

Students work in research groups to build case studies of environmental injustice in communities across California. Students’ case study research is published online so that it can be a resource to people in the communities studied — and included in students’ resume and research portfolios. See students’ earlier research and learn more about the course here. The Canvas space is here

Key Information

Credit: 4 quarter units / 2.67 semester units credit
UC Irvine, Anthropology

Course Credit:

Upon successful completion, all online courses offered through cross-enrollment provide UC unit credit. Some courses are approved for GE, major preparation and/or, major credit or can be used as a substitute for a course at your campus.

If "unit credit" is listed by your campus, consult your department, academic adviser or Student Affairs division to inquire about the petition process for more than unit credit for the course.

UC Berkeley:
Unit Credit

UC Davis:
Unit Credit

UC Irvine:
General Education: III and VII

UC Los Angeles:
Unit Credit

UC Merced:
Unit Credit (see your Academic Advisor)

UC Riverside:
General Education: ANTH Elective units

UC San Diego:
General Education: Seventh - 1 course towards Alternatives - Social Sciences; Revelle - one social science; Warren - May be counted depending on major/PofC/AS; TMC 1 course toward lower division disciplinary breadth if noncontiguous to major, Sixth - 1 Social Analysis; TMC 1 course toward lower division disciplinary breadth if noncontiguous to major;

UC San Francisco:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Barbara:
General Education: Area D - Social Science, Ethnicity

UC Santa Cruz:
General Education: PE-E

Course Creator

Kim Fortun
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