May 27, 2024  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GEO 427 - Sustainability Credits: 3


This course examines how human society faces the challenges of global environmental change, resource limitations, and environmental degradation. Areas of focus include global change, ecosystems, population growth, environmental economics and policy, energy, water, agriculture, ethics and history. As a naturally interdisciplinary subject, this course will examine both the physical and social science involved with these issues and the various types of solutions that humans will apply to sustainability problems including: technology, engineering, management, and planning. The course will rely heavily on insight and guest lectures from many disciplines as well as applied projects that focus on different areas of sustainability.

Prerequisite(s): ESS 108 or BIO 145



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