Principles of Sustainability I: Introduction

ENVIRON X 400

This course lays the foundation for the study of global sustainability by providing a basic understanding of environmental systems and the interrelationship and effect of humans upon the environment.

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Fall
Winter
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Online
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Starting at $715.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Gain a fundamental understanding of sustainability
  • Explore sustainability issues
  • Identify and implement effective solutions
  • Learn how to evaluate the viability of sustainability strategies

About this course:

This introductory survey lays the foundation for the study of global sustainability. With universal principles as a broad framework, the course provides a basic understanding of environmental systems and the interrelationship and effect of humans upon the environment.Topics include a historical overview of sustainability and the current problems and issues, an overview of earth's physical and biological systems and the impact of environmental issues like climate change on these systems, an examination of environmental and urban issues and strategies, and tools to investigate and analyze sustainable environmental practices.

Fall 2019 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.

Available
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Instructor: Nurit Katz
369583
Fee:
$715.00
31 days left. Enroll by Sep 23, 2019
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Notes

Required course in Sustainability Certificate.

Enrollment limited. Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: September 27, 2019.  Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after September 27, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Available
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Tuesday 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Location: UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
Instructor: Nurit Katz
369584
Fee:
$715.00
33 days left. Enroll by Sep 24, 2019
See Details
Notes

Required course in Sustainability Certificate.

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: October 1, 2019. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 08, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Book: Thinking in Systems: A Primer by Donella H. Meadows
Schedule
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Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Tue Sep 24, 2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 212
Lecture
Tue Oct 1, 2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 212
Lecture
Tue Oct 8, 2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 212
Lecture
Tue Oct 15, 2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 212
Lecture
Tue Oct 22, 2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 212
Lecture
Tue Oct 29, 2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 212
Lecture
Tue Nov 5, 2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 212
Lecture
Tue Nov 12, 2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 212
Lecture
Tue Nov 19, 2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 212
Lecture
Tue Nov 26, 2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 212
Lecture
Tue Dec 3, 2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 212

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