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
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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, this 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.

Winter 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.

Future Offering (Opens November 02, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
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This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Nurit Katz
377630
Fee:
$715.00
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Notes

Required course in Sustainability Certificate.

Enrollment limited. Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline January 8, 2021.  Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 08, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Canceled
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Tuesday 6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Nurit Katz
377631
Fee:
$715.00
See Details
Notes

Required course in Sustainability Certificate.

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: January 12, 2021. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 19, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Book: Thinking in Systems: A Primer by Donella H. Meadows
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Tue Jan 5, 2021
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Tue Jan 12, 2021
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Tue Jan 19, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
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Tue Jan 26, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
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Tue Feb 2, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
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Tue Feb 9, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
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Tue Feb 16, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
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Tue Feb 23, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
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Tue Mar 2, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
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Tue Mar 9, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
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Tue Mar 16, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Online

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