College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Environmental Science & Policy

Society and Environmental Issues (SOCY)

At this time we are not accepting new students into this concentration.
Human societies have greatly transformed the environment from the local to the global and the resulting environments are increasingly affecting human societies. This concentration explores how societies are organized and operate and how they interact with the environment. It offers a basic understanding of social stratification, culture and norms, public opinion, the polity, the economy, population and demography, and social change in order to help interpret the interaction of environment and society.
These requirements are for those following the General Education program and are declaring Fall 2016 and beyond - most of you fall into this category!
If you declared your concentration before Fall 2016


Dr. Kurt Finsterbusch
3101 Art-Sociology Bldg.
Please email Dr. Finsterbusch with 3 days/times you can meet, so he can get back to you to confirm one of them.  E-mail: kfin [at]

After you meet with Dr. Finsterbusch, he will send you to me to copy your advising sheet and release your advising block.

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