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ES 410 Regional Sustainability

Credits: 3
  • ES 100 or ES 161 or GEOG 100, or consent of instructor.

Sustainability may be defined as meeting the needs of the present population without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. This course introduces the theory, principles and practices of sustainability. Using a systems approach, students will assess the sustainability of communities, businesses and organizations in a specific region. They will use scientific evidence and reasoning in developing alternative policies and practices that support ecological and environmental health, a vibrant economy, and social justice.