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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Online
SMART Network Instructor Classroom
SMART Network Remote Classroom
Starting at $715.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0 Credits

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.

Winter 2019 Schedule

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

Available
-
Instructor: Nurit Katz
365427
Fee:
$715.00
53 days left. Enroll by Jan 7, 2019
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Notes

Required course in Sustainability Certificate.

Enrollment limited. Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: January 10, 2019. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 11, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

The instructor and students in this room will connect to a remote classroom through web-conferencing technology for live, synchronous learning.

Available
-
Tuesday 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Instructor: Nurit Katz
365428
Fee:
$715.00
54 days left. Enroll by Jan 8, 2019
See Details
Notes

Required course in Sustainability Certificate.

The instructor and students in this room connect to a remote classroom through web-conferencing technology for live, synchronous learning. All courses are recorded for student convenience.

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: January 15, 2019. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 22, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Book: Thinking in Systems: A Primer by Donella H. Meadows
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Tue Jan 8, 2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 112
Lecture
Tue Jan 15, 2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 112
Lecture
Tue Jan 22, 2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 112
Lecture
Tue Jan 29, 2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 112
Lecture
Tue Feb 5, 2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 112
Lecture
Tue Feb 12, 2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 112
Lecture
Tue Feb 19, 2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 112
Lecture
Tue Feb 26, 2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 112
Lecture
Tue Mar 5, 2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 112
Lecture
Tue Mar 12, 2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 112
Lecture
Tue Mar 19, 2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 112

Students in this room will connect to their instructor and peers through web-conferencing technology for live, synchronous learning.

Available
-
Tuesday 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Instructor: Nurit Katz
365429
Fee:
$715.00
54 days left. Enroll by Jan 8, 2019
See Details
Notes

Required course in Sustainability Certificate.

Students in this remote classroom connect to their instructor and peers through web-conferencing technology for live, synchronous learning. All courses are recorded for student convenience.

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: January 15, 2019. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 22, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Book: Thinking in Systems: A Primer by Donella H. Meadows
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Tue Jan 8, 2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 205AB - Coldwater/Corral
Lecture
Tue Jan 15, 2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 205AB - Coldwater/Corral
Lecture
Tue Jan 22, 2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 205AB - Coldwater/Corral
Lecture
Tue Jan 29, 2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 205AB - Coldwater/Corral
Lecture
Tue Feb 5, 2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 205AB - Coldwater/Corral
Lecture
Tue Feb 12, 2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 205AB - Coldwater/Corral
Lecture
Tue Feb 19, 2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 205AB - Coldwater/Corral
Lecture
Tue Feb 26, 2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 205AB - Coldwater/Corral
Lecture
Tue Mar 5, 2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 205AB - Coldwater/Corral
Lecture
Tue Mar 12, 2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 205AB - Coldwater/Corral
Lecture
Tue Mar 19, 2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 205AB - Coldwater/Corral

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