The Landscape of Self-Identity

Students completing this focal study will investigate the relationship between people and their natural environment, including its literary significance, application in photography, sociological and ethnographic implications and religion with regard to the sanctity of self and landscape.


Complete at least three courses and a minimum of 10 credits. No more than two of these courses may have the same disciplinary prefix.

First Cluster (complete 3 courses)
ANTH 140/REL 140 Introduction to Comparative Religion 4 credits
ARTST 228 Photography 1 2 credits
ARTST 227/327 Photography Field Class 2-4 credits
ENV 222 Environmental Literature 4 credits
ENV 142 Permaculture: Design Science 4 credits
ENV 210 Tropical Environmental Biology 4 credits
PHIL/ENV 321 Environmental Ethics 4 credits
SOC 321 Sociology of the City 4 credits
SOC 342 Consumer Society 4 credits