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*J-Term Holden Village, Washington | Environmental Ethics (PHIL 226) PH
Chelan, United States; Holden Village, United States (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: J-Term
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Homepage: Click to visit
Restrictions: PLU applicants only
Fact Sheet:
Housing Option: Motel/Hotel, Residence Hall Minimum GPA: 2.0
Program Type: Faculty-Led Language of Instruction: English
Language Prerequisite:
None Class Eligibility: 1.First-Year, 2.Sophomore, 3.Junior, 4.Senior
Academic Area: Environmental Studies, Philosophy Language Courses Offered: No
Credit Type:
Department Credit, Elective, General Education (PH) Program Advisor: Megan Grover
Eligible to Non-PLU Students: No Faculty Leader(s): Dr. Sergia Hay
PLU Global Scholar Award eligible?:
Program Description:
J-Term Banner
Holden Village

Program Overview:
In PHIL 226, students apply ethical theories to determine what we should do in response to environmental issues and dilemmas such as whether animals and ecosystems have rights, what kind of value nature possesses, the proper focus of an environmental ethic, and what ecology has to do with economics and justice.  This J-Term course uses its distinctive setting at Holden Village in the Cascades to tangibly explore the themes of the course.  Holden Village, located on the site of a former mine, just completed an extensive remediation process and will serve as a central case study for the class.  

Note: No prerequisite.

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Tentative Program Dates:
Group bus from campus to Chelan January 2, 2018
Ferry from Chelan to Holden Village January 3, 3018
Ferry from Holden Village to Chelan and group bus from Chelan to campus January 26, 2018

Final Program Fee:

Cost Includes:
  • Lodging
  • Transportation
  • Most meals
Not included in the Itinerary:
  • Trip cancellation insurance
  • Cost of individual recreation
  • Laundry and personal expenses
  • Telephone/Internet charges

Dates / Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
This program is currently not accepting applications.