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NRSM 373 - Wilderness and Civilization. 3 Credits.

(R-6) Prereq., open to students enrolled in the Wilderness & Civilization program for the Wilderness Studies minor. Offered autumn and spring. Social and cultural perspectives on the wilderness idea and wildland practices. Course topics include history of wilderness and the wilderness movement, various philosophical viewpoints on wilderness, protected area management issues, and how wilderness fits into larger landscapes and societies.