• SUST-102 LC Issues Sustainability (3)

    Sustainability is the careful stewardship of natural, social, and economic resources to meet our present needs without compromising the needs of future generation. This course examines issues in sustainability from an interdisciplinary perspective, addressing the science, economics, and ethics of a survey of issues, and will provide a foundation for building solutions to these pressing issues.

    Attributes: LC YLIB
  • SUST-138 P4 Green Chemistry (3)

    This course covers sustainability from a chemistry perspective. This course illustrates how chemistry plays a central role in developing the knowledge and tools for society to not only meet our basic needs for food, clean water, and medicine, but also to address the growing challenges such as clean energy, environmental pollution, and global warming. The course will further discuss how basic chemical concepts are being applied to create innovative materials and chemical processes important for the development of safer chemicals and sustainable consumer products. The course is offered in workshop-style integrating class work with laboratory activities. This will allow students to gain both green chemistry lecture and laboratory experience in the context of a 60-minute lecture/laboratory course.

    Attributes: P4 YLIB
  • SUST-210 P4 Systems Thinking (3)

    This course will explore systems thinking ideas and systems models, and apply those ideas and models to real world situations and problems. It will critically examine how systems models can provide insight into economic, social, and environmental situations, and how many of the insights of systems thinking are different than the insights gleaned from other approaches to the study of situations.

    Attributes: P4 YLIB
  • SUST-400 Sustainability Capstone (1)

    Is a sustainable future attainable? The future, in truth, is already here and private and public entities must respond. Numerous corporations and individuals are already prospering in business in a sustainable fashion. This capstone course allows students to draw connections between their previous coursework in the minor and real world examples of sustainable prosperity.

    Permission of the instructor required to register.

    Attributes: YLIB
    Pre-requisites: BIOL-101C D- AND ECON-105C D-

Sustainability (Minor)

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