May 19, 2024  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

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SBLY 001 - (IS) Our Sustainable World

Semester Hours: 3

This course includes a history of the development of the field of sustainability studies and will expose students to the basic concepts and the three major themes of sustainability studies: environment, equity and economic development. It will examine sustainability issues related to energy, water, natural lands, resource conservation, urban and suburban development, food and agriculture, brownfields, environmental justice and equity, green entrepreneurialism, and sustainability management. It will also review the major political and social movements associated with sustainability. The course includes lectures, readings, films, websites, and a variety of social media.

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
(Formerly Introduction to Sustainability Studies.)

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