Environmental Economics - HONORS

Course Description

This is an introduction to the basic principles of economics and their application to problems of environmental quality and natural resource utilization. Topics will include market failures, sustainable resource allocation, environmental degradation, pollution, and a rationale of government involvement in the market-based economy. Emphasis will be given to sustainability and the importance of including the environmental impact into the cost-benefit analysis of economic activities. Because this is an honors course students will be expected to complete extra assignments to gain deeper insight into environmental economics.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
26922 ECON 3H 50Z ······· TBA-TBA Monika Thomas ONLINE

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2021-09-20 to 2021-12-10.

Course Details

4 Units
Four hours lecture (48 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


See general education pages for the requirements this course meets.
Not open to students with credit in ECON 3.
Admission into this course requires consent of the Honors Program Coordinator.
EWRT 1A or EWRT 1AH or (EWRT 1AS and EWRT 1AT) or ESL 5; MATH 212 or equivalent.
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