Course Numbers: MAMC-4000
Humankind has always tended to settle around the coastal zone, and the world's oceans have long been a source of transport and natural resources, from fisheries to minerals. This course will focus upon the historical patterns and influences associated with anthropogenic activities in the marine and coastal environment.
- be able to relate and explain historical aspects of human society and technology, and their impact upon the marine and coastal environment, especially within the Western hemisphere.
- examine and critique the historical development, sociology and economics of coastal communities.