Catalogue 2012 - 2013

SUS 101 Introduction to Sustainability


3 cr.

Course Description

This is the foundation course for the major in Sustainability. Students are introduced to sustainable resources and sustainable communities from the perspective of the individual and the larger population. Topics covered include sustainable agriculture, forestry and land use, biodiversity, alternative energy, transportation planning, housing and community development. Students may fulfill their first Learning Beyond the Classroom requirement by participating in a class project on sustainability.