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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GEG 4970 - Sustainability Practice Seminar

Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): GEG 4700 and 12 hours of upper-division courses in natural and/or social science or written permission of instructor; completion of all SBS I and II and Natural and Physical Sciences General Studies course requirements, senior standing.

Description: This course is a senior-level, capstone seminar for EAS students addressing the issue of how to integrate the environmental, social, and economic dimensions of sustainability into decision-making, project development, and assessment. The primary purpose of the course is to develop the knowledge and skills required to evaluate sustainable proposals and existing sustainable practices and to develop new alternatives for problem-solving. Topics covered include sustainable planning for climate change and adaptation to water scarcity. The pedagogic strategy of this course is to provide students with a grounded, hands-on experience in the practice of sustainability assessment.

University Requirement(s): Senior Experience

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