Environment and Society looks at fundamentals of the Earth's environmental systems; human impact on natural systems at global, national and regional scales.
It also covers environmental hazards, concerns and issues; ethical, legislative, economic, and political responses and constraints.
See also the subject entry for Environmental Management.
Minor subject requirements
Environment and Society as a minor subject for a BA, MusB, BPA, BTheol, BSc, BAppSc, BCom, BHealSc, BACom, BASc or BComSc degree
Available as a minor subject for a Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Music (MusB), Bachelor of Performing Arts (BPA), Bachelor of Theology (BTheol), Bachelor of Science (BSc), Bachelor of Applied Science (BAppSc), Bachelor of Commerce (BCom), Bachelor of Health Science (BHealSc), Bachelor of Arts and Commerce (BACom), Bachelor of Arts and Science (BASc) or Bachelor of Commerce and Science (BComSc) degree
ENVI 111 Environment and Society
One other approved paper at 100-level or above
ENVI 211 Environmental History of New Zealand
One other approved paper at 200-level or above
ENVI 311 Understanding Environmental Issues
Note: ENVI 312 is available as one of the elective papers.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, a selection of on-campus papers will be made available via distance and online learning for eligible students.
Find out which papers are available and how to apply on our COVID-19 website
|Paper code||Year||Title||Points||Teaching period|
|ENVI111||2022||Environment and Society||18 points||Semester 1|
|ENVI211||2022||Environmental History of New Zealand||18 points||Semester 2|
|ENVI311||2022||Understanding Environmental Issues||18 points||Semester 1|
|ENVI312||2022||Interdisciplinary Aspects of Climate Change||18 points||Semester 2|