Pesticides, the Envir&Pub Pol

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2015
Subject Name: 
Environmental Science
Course Number: 
342
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
Current issues associated with pesticide use; includes discussion of role of pesticides in agriculture, public health, and other related areas; fate of pesticides in the environment; and public perception of pesticides. Case studies examine benefits and risks of pesticide use; environmental cancer; and role of media and public interest groups in pesticide decisions. Alternatives to current heavy reliance on chemical technology in pest control. Current and pending federal, state, and local legislation.
Comments: 
Open to Environmental Science majors only. Same as STOCKSCH 342
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Crosslisted Section ID: 
35246
Schedule #: 
34336

Course Sections

Pesticides, the Envir&Pub Pol
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 3.0 Natalia Clifton TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM