ESP 170

Course Title: 
Conservation Biology Policy

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 1 and Economics 1A; Economics 100 or Agricultural and Resource Economics 100A recommended. Analysis of policies designed to conserve species and their habitats. Emphasis on how individual incentives affect the success of conservation policies. Valuation of endangered species and biodiversity. Criteria for deciding conservation priorities. GE credit: SciEng or SocSci | SE or SS.

This course is offered in odd years (2015, 2017, etc).