ENVS 4300 Industrial Ecology

(B) Bachelors
(OS) Halmos Coll of Nat Sci & Ocn
(OMES) OS - Marine & Environ Sciences
3 credits

This course will apply concepts of sustainability and sustainable development to analyze human activity, including manufacturing, agriculture, resource exploitation, consumption, and population growth. The goal is to prepare the student for inevitable reductions of resources due to limits of environmental carrying capacity, economic feasibility, and social justice. The course will emphasize analysis and modeling of human activities and environmental problems, development of sustainable solutions, and written and oral communication of results. Prerequisite: CHEM 1500 or CHEM 1300 or CHEM 1300H and ENVS 1100 or BIOL 3200. Frequency: Winter, even years. (Description Last Updated: Fall 2016 (201720))

Learning Outcomes

  1. Design a project incorporating elements of sustainable development.
  2. Communicate sustainable development concepts through oral, visual, or social media.
  3. Analyze local and global environmental issues using sustainable development strategies.
  4. Assess the sustainable potential of human activity in the natural world.
  5. Devise a strategy for using technology to communicate, analyze, or evaluate sustainable practices.
  6. Assess technology as an agent for positive and negative changes in the design and natural worlds.
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