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, 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.

Spring 2020 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
373165
Fee:
$715.00
37 days left. Enroll by Mar 30, 2020
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Notes

Required course in Sustainability Certificate.

Enrollment limited. Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline April 3, 2020.  Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 03, 2020
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
-
Tuesday 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Location: UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
Instructor: Nurit Katz
373166
Fee:
$715.00
38 days left. Enroll by Mar 31, 2020
See Details
Notes

Required course in Sustainability Certificate.

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: April 7, 2020. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 14, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Book: Thinking in Systems: A Primer by Donella H. Meadows
Schedule
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Location
Lecture
Tue Apr 7, 2020
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 112
Lecture
Tue Apr 14, 2020
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 112
Lecture
Tue Apr 21, 2020
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 112
Lecture
Tue Apr 28, 2020
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 112
Lecture
Tue May 5, 2020
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 112
Lecture
Tue May 12, 2020
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 112
Lecture
Tue May 19, 2020
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 112
Lecture
Tue May 26, 2020
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 112
Lecture
Tue Jun 2, 2020
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 112
Lecture
Tue Jun 9, 2020
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 112

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