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University of Calgary Calendar 2018-2019 COURSES OF INSTRUCTION Course Descriptions S Sustainability Studies SUST
Sustainability Studies SUST

Instruction offered by members of the Faculties of Environmental Design and members of other Departments of the University.

Sustainability Studies 201       Exploring Sustainability
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)
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Sustainability Studies 401       Sustainability Research Methods
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.
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Sustainability Studies 403       Sustainability Research Project
Students develop applied research projects to engage in experiential learning with partners both on and off-campus.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3S-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Sustainability Studies 401.
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Sustainability Studies 501       Capstone in Sustainability Studies
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.
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Sustainability Studies 503       Directed 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
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