Aug 18, 2022  
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   SUS 3000 - Foundations of Sustainability

3.0 Credits
Prerequisites: ENV 1111  , MAT 1240  (or higher), and ENG 1022 . Students may take these courses concurrently if they have not successfully completed them with a with a grade of C- or higher prior to enrollment.
Introduces sustainability as a concept and practice. Explores the history and evolution of sustainability and examines key social, environmental, economic, and other factors that point to the need for sustainability-oriented social change. Provides a foundation for students to begin to evaluate sustainability in its social and historical context as a critical, paradigm shifting process. Introduces students to issues related to overshoot and potential collapse of modern industrial societies such as pressing challenges to water, food, and energy systems. Also addresses innovative perspectives and practices related to increasing socio-ecological resilience such as ecological design, biomimicry, adaptive management, permaculture, sustainable business, and transition initiatives.
Prev. Course Codes: SUS-300
LEC 45 Contact hours



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