• 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-301 Environmental Science (3)

    This course focuses on the natural sciences associated with environmental study. It includes an emphasis on ecology, energy and environmental chemistry. It will prepare students from a variety of perspectives to understand and apply major concepts in support of environmental sustainability. The course includes lectures, group work, collection/interpretation/critique of data and lab experiences.

    Attributes: YLIB
  • SUST-310 Topics in Sustainability (3)

    This topics course that will critically examine one or more areas of study in sustainability that are not covered by other courses. The topics will focus on the context, challenges, and potential solutions of real problems facing our society.

    Fall 2018 Topic: Sustainable Community Development: From Space to Place- How we create space impacts how it is perceived and used. This course will explore new urbanist strategies for creating space to make it a Community Place!

    Attributes: YLIB
  • SUST-390 Intro Comm Sustainability (1)

    The course prepares students for their community-engaged sustainability experience (SUST 490) through discussion of the theory of community improvement, a survey of community action and development of a project proposal that will be implemented n SUST 490.

    Attributes: YLIB ZCIV
  • SUST-400 SUST Minor 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-
  • SUST-490 Sustainability Experience (3)

    This required community-engaged sustainability experience will see students specifically address a current sustainability issue with a community partner. Consisting of 150 hours of work on the project, students will execute the project planned in SUST 390. Students will track and assess project outcomes and regularly report on their project progress.

    Attributes: YLIB ZCIV
    Pre-requisites: SUST-390 D-
  • SUST-496 Independent Study (1 TO 3)

    This course provides the opportunity for investigation of a special topic or project of interest to a student and a supervising sustainability faculty member. Students must contact the program director and request permission to register. Independent study may involve a literature research, writing a research proposal, and/or a lab/field study. Students must complete prepare a course proposal. Completion of the Independent Study/Tutorial Authorization form is required.

    Attributes: YLIB


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