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Course Code: IRLS409 Course ID: 4000 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course provides an overview of environmental security by examining environmental threats such as climate change, water scarcity, consumption patterns, urbanization, resource extraction and usage, food security, and globalization. The course provides students with a thorough understanding of how environmental security and human security are intertwined.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
07/27/2021 - 12/31/2021 01/03/2022 - 02/27/2022 January Winter 2022 Session B 8 Week session
09/28/2021 - 03/04/2022 03/07/2022 - 05/01/2022 March Winter 2022 Session D 8 Week session
11/30/2021 - 04/29/2022 05/02/2022 - 06/26/2022 May Spring 2022 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to

CO 1: Identify the issues impacting environmental security

CO 2: Explain how environmental security is linked to human security

CO 3: Compare and contrast various strategies used by international organizations, nation states, and non-state actors are working to protect complex ecosystems

CO 4: Evaluate the threats posed to human security by environmental threats such as natural disasters, climate change, water scarcity, food security, consumption patterns, infectious disease, infrastructure risks, urbanization and human migration, resource extraction and usage, and weapons of mass effect.

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to

CO 1: Identify the issues impacting environmental security

CO 2: Explain how environmental security is linked to human security

CO 3: Compare and contrast various strategies used by international organizations, nation states, and non-state actors are working to protect complex ecosystems

CO 4: Evaluate the threats posed to human security by environmental threats such as natural disasters, climate change, water scarcity, food security, consumption patterns, infectious disease, infrastructure risks, urbanization and human migration, resource extraction and usage, and weapons of mass effect.

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
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Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.