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Anthropological Marine and Coastal Influences 1:Historical

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.

Learning Objectives

Students will:

  • 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.
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