3unit(s) Introductory survey course to the peoples and cultures of the amazon region. The course will introduce students to the diverse peoples of the Amazon by focusing on the environment in which they live and the resources which have shaped their lives. The course will have a strong interdisciplinary approach, and integrate the disciplines of geography, ecology, economy, and religion, among others, into readings and coursework.
Satisfies G.E. area UD-D and the Multicultural Requirement.