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Pitzer College    
  Feb 25, 2018
2016-2017 Pitzer Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EA 140 PZ -The Desert as a Place

Institution: Pitzer

Description: An interdisciplinary investigation of the desert environment as a place with some emphasis on Australia and the American Southwest. Correlations between natural and cultural forms, histories, materials, motives, and adaptations will be studied. Topics to be considered will include structural and behavioral adaptations in the natural and cultural ecologies; climate, geomorphology and architectural form; taxonomy, desert flora and fauna and their cultural uses; and various ramifications of the interaction between the desert ecology and cultural consciousness in arid zones. Enrollment is limited.

Prerequisite(s): Please check course schedule for requirements.

Formerly: ENVS 140 PZ

For up-to-date information on current course offerings and details, please refer to the Pitzer class schedule on MyCampus2 Portal.

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