Jan 29, 2023  
2021-2022 Graduate Bulletin 
    
2021-2022 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENS 601 - ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY: ISSUES AND IDEAS


College of Arts & Sciences

Credits: 3

This course will survey some of the most important environmental problems (climate change, biodiversity loss, deforestation, water scarcity) and the tools needed to analyze, understand, and respond to these problems (market-based solutions, political economy, institutional economic theories, environmental ethics). Students will also explore new scientific ideas on sustainability to better understand the contemporary environmental problems the world is facing. With rigorous thinking about the science of sustainability, students will have the knowledge and skills so that they can help institutions, business, public policy, and individuals understand and act on key principles of sustainability.

Prerequisite(s):
Prereq: Admission to the MA or Graduate Certificate in Applied Environmental and Sustainability Studies or permission of instructor.
Approved for Distance Learning.



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