Examines principles, practices, obstacles and opportunities pertaining to sustainability. Potential issues to be explored include: Sustainability: Origins, Principles and Practices; Sustainable Development; Planning for Sustainability: The Campus, The City and Beyond; Resource Audits and Sustainability; Corporations and Responsibility; Government and Governance; Climate Change. Course Hours:3 units; H(3-0) Also known as:(formerly University 207)
Understanding sustainability research, research processes, mixed methods, quantitative and qualitative approaches to data collection and analysis, etc. This will help students to identify their research projects and to become well prepared to conduct applied research projects. Course Hours:3 units; H(3S-0) Prerequisite(s):Sustainability Studies 201 or University 207. Antirequisite(s):Credit for Sustainability Studies 401 and University 401.30 will not be allowed.
Emphasizes reflection and integration through experiential learning experiences from research projects and applied problem solving. Students will apply the lessons learned through reflective writing, presentations, case studies, and career goals development. Course Hours:3 units; H(3S-0) Prerequisite(s):Sustainability Studies 403 and enrolment in the embedded Certificate in Sustainability Studies.
Supervised independent study of a specific topic. Course Hours:3 units; H(0-6) Prerequisite(s):Consent from the Academic Co-ordinator of Sustainability Studies. Notes:Students should contact the Academic Co-ordinator of Sustainability Studies, at least two weeks before the start of classes to arrange an independent study course. MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT