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BMC 169 Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability

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Course Description

Many argue that environmental responsibility is a cornerstone for building just, equitable and sustainable societies. Others argue that preserving stable and balanced ecosystems is humanity's primary obligation to both the planet and succeeding generations. The issue of sustainability touches upon economic, political, scientific and social realities. This course examines emerging sustainable trends and their implications. You will be encouraged to re-examine your attitudes towards both the environment and the future.

Course Details

Upon successful completion of this course, you will understand:

  • the correlation between environmental degradation and social justice
  • the limitations of fossil fuels, potable water and other resources
  • the potential of alternative, renewable resources to power civilizations
  • the ethical dilemmas pertaining to environmental stewardship
  • the spiritual connection to societal values, the individual and the environment

Notes

Formerly: Sustainable Futures and the Philosophy and Practice of Sustainable Development


Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)




Sections

  BMC 169 - 020 Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability  
  Winter 2017   Status:  Available
 
Class:   Fri, Sat 8:30AM - 5:00PM
03 Mar 2017
Class:   Sat 8:30AM - 5:00PM
04 Mar 2017
Class:   Fri 8:30AM - 5:00PM
17 Mar 2017
Class:   Sat 8:30AM - 5:00PM
18 Mar 2017
Number of Sessions: 4 Sessions
Hours: 30.00
Course Fees:   Flat Fee non-credit    550.00
Potential Price Adjustments:
 
Campus: Downtown
Delivery Options:  Class
  Reading List / Textbook:  No Textbook.
  Section Notes:  

Due to the intensive nature of this course, it is recommended that you pre-read or familiarize yourself with course materials prior to the course.

Students are expected to attend all sessions.

Students will be required to complete assignments during the week and may be asked to prepare a final assignment after the course has ended.

If your desired course section is full, please check if another section is available for registration or add your name to the waitlist as sections are often added based on demand.

  
 
  BMC 169 - 021 Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability  
  Spring 2017   Status:  Available
 
Online:   04 Apr 2017 to 12 Jun 2017
Hours: 30.00
Course Fees:   Flat Fee non-credit    550.00
Potential Price Adjustments:
 
Delivery Options:  Online
Instructor(s): Sabina Isgandarova
  Reading List / Textbook:  No Required Textbook
  Section Notes:  

Prerequisite: Learning Online

Caution:  Please do not register for this course if you have not either completed the prerequisite course Learning Online (BMC 352) or registered to complete Learning Online before this course commences.  In order to ensure fairness to all students, individuals without the required prerequisite will be subject to withdrawal from the course with no refund of tuition.

If your desired course section is full, please check if another section is available for registration or add your name to the waitlist as sections are often added based on demand.

  
 


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