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EVSP312 - Introduction to Sustainability

 

This course will introduce students to the principles of environmental sustainability. Students will explore various aspects of sustainability, including energy use, industrial processes, waste generation and disposal, and the built environment. As part of the focus on solutions, the course will introduce students to tools society can use to attain and implement sustainable practices, such as policy, law, education and communication, marketing, research advocacy, and international agreements and collaboration.

 

Prerequisites

N/A

Corequisites

N/A

Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
07/30/18 - 01/04/19 01/07/19 - 03/03/19 Winter 2019 Session B - 8 Week session
09/24/18 - 03/01/19 03/04/19 - 04/28/19 Winter 2019 Session D - 8 Week session
11/26/18 - 05/03/19 05/06/19 - 06/30/19 Spring 2019 Session I - 8 Week session

Course Materials

Previous Syllabi

Book Title: Our Common Journey : A Transition Toward Sustainability - Online link provided inside the classroom
ISBN: 9780309086387
Publication Info: National Academies Press
Author: National Research Council
Unit Cost: $63.69
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A

Book Title: Plan B 4.0 : Mobilizing to Save Civilization - Online link provided inside the classroom
ISBN: 9780393337198
Publication Info: W.W. Norton
Author: Brown, Lester R.
Unit Cost: $16.93
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A

Book Title: Sustainable Critical Infrastructure Systems: A Framework for Meeting 21st Century Imperatives - Online link provided inside the classroom
ISBN: 9780309137928
Publication Info: National Academies Press
Author: National Research Council
Unit Cost: $34.38
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A

Book Title: Drama of the Commons - Online link provided inside the classroom
ISBN: 9780309082501
Publication Info: National Academies Press
Author: Stern, Paul C. / Weber, Elke U. (Eds.) / National Research Council
Unit Cost: $42.62
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A