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Featured Courses - Summer 2019

HIST 421(G)- Seminar in Global Environmental History
HIST 421(G)- Seminar in Global Environmental History

Star number: 49814
Online Course
First Four-Week Summer Session
June 3 - June 28, 2019

This course will examine thematic case studies of the interaction between humans and the natural environment during the last several centuries with a major focus on the 20th century. Although this course examines world history, it will specifically treat globalization and modernization from an environmental perspective. Students will analyze this reciprocal relationship between humans and the natural environment and how and why it has changed over time. In addition, we will study the impact that the environment itself has had on the history of human societies. Evolving environmental public policy as well as the conservation and the environmental movements will receive ample attention.

For more information, please contact Professor Greg Hall at G-Hall@wiu.edu .

Registration Information

The following is a general summary of registration assignments for Summer and Fall 2019 advance registration:

  • Graduates: April 1, 2, 3
  • Seniors: April 4, 5, 8, 9, 10
  • Juniors: April 10, 11, 12, 15
  • Sophomores: April 15, 16, 17
  • Freshmen: April 17, 18, 19

Open registration begins April 22 for new and returning students.

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Featured Courses - Fall 2019

GEOL 110 - Our Changing Earth
GEOL 110 - Our Changing Earth

Star number: 50943
Lecture: Online
Lab: 6:30 pm - 8:20 pm
Thursdays
QC Complex 1122
4 credit hours

Looking to fullfill your General Education Lab science requirement, but work during the daytime? Geology 110 hybrid is the class for you. Lecture material is online and the lab is face-to-face once a week on Thursdays from 6:30 pm to 8:20 pm.

The study of the earth, its composition, structure, landscape development, internal processes, origin, and evolution. Laboratory includes introduction to minerals, rocks, and maps. No prerequisites.

For more information, please contact Dr. Kyle Mayborn at KR-Mayborn@wiu.edu .

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BAT 300 - Business Practices and Culture of Ireland

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