Oct 22, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BASF 311 - Environmental Decision Making and Conflict Resolution

5 credits

Admission to the BAS-FRM program or instructor permission.

This course introduces students to conflict theory as applied in complex natural resources disputes, including case studies in the Pacific Northwest. During this course we will focus on skill development in planning culturally appropriate and inclusive public participation processes, meeting facilitation and conflict mediation, including option comparison for nonviolent conflict management.

Course Outcomes
  • Analyze cases studies of environmental conflict with a focus on Western environmental issues
  • Examine and identify federal, state and local laws commonly used in environmental conflict resolution
  • Attend or review a public hearing for an environmental conflict and write a report on the processes used (formal and informal) in the hearing

BAS-FRM degree course.

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