Aug 13, 2022  
Yakima Valley College Catalog 2021-2022 
    
Yakima Valley College Catalog 2021-2022

ECON 214: Economics and the Environment

5 Cr
Quarters: O
This course offers students the opportunity to examine current environmental issues using an economics lens.  Students will apply key economic concepts such as supply and demand, cost/benefit measurement, resource allocation, economic development, equity and efficiency, and the notion of externalities to important environmental issues like pollution, fossil fuel consumption, and climate change.  Students will also evaluate the economic impact of environmental policies designed to remedy environmental change.
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL& 101  and eligibility for MATH& 146  +MATH 046 .
Distribution for DTA: Social Sciences