Course Description

Disaster Risk Resilience and Adaptation, ENVECON 7

A multidisciplinary approach to the many natural and human-made disasters facing California and the wider world in the 21 st century, with a focus on understanding risk; risk reduction; risk governance (linking science and public policy); and preparedness and resilient recovery. Emphasis on exposure of people, property and systems to natural hazards, and adaptive capacity to risk vulnerability. Course is 10 weeks long for compatibility with the quarter system of other UC campuses.

Key Information

Credit: 4.5 quarter units / 3 semester units credit
UC Berkeley, Ag & Resource Econ & Pol

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:
General Education: College of Letters and Sciences: Social and Behavioral Sciences breadth

UC Davis:
Unit Credit

UC Irvine:
Unit Credit

UC Los Angeles:
Unit Credit

UC Merced:
Unit Credit (see your Academic Advisor)

UC Riverside:
Unit Credit

UC San Diego:
General Education: Seventh - 1 course towards Social Sciences; Sixth - 1 course Social Analysis; TMC 1 course toward lower division disciplinary breadth if noncontiguous to major

UC San Francisco:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Barbara:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Cruz:
General Education: PE-E
Major Requirement: approved for lower division elective for Global and Community Health BA (natural science and bio-environmental competency)

Course Creators

David Zilberman
Anna Serra-Llobet
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