Stephanie's Pick I:
People and the Earth’s Ecosystems
Program Director, Humanities and Sciences
This online course explores the ways in which human activity impacts the natural environment. Topics include environmental challenges, such as air and water pollution, population growth and distribution, global atmospheric changes, ecosystems and evolution, agriculture and food resources, and renewable and nonrenewable energy resources. Includes case studies drawn from local, national, and international perspectives.
Stephanie's Pick II:
Principles of Sustainability I: Introduction
Sustainability is one of the fastest growing fields in the world. Anyone can benefit from taking this course, as the issues discussed are actually happening all around us. This course is taught by 2017 Dean Instructor Award winner, Nurit Katz, who is also UCLA's first Chief Sustainability Officer. She uses real-world case studies to support ideas and themes in the class.