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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 sustainability trends and their implications. You will be encouraged to re-examine your attitudes towards both the environment and the future.

Course Details

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • 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

Instructors

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)

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Type
Class
Days
F, Sa
Time
8:30AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Feb 07, 2020 to Feb 08, 2020
Type
Class
Days
F, Sa
Time
8:30AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Feb 21, 2020 to Feb 22, 2020
Schedule and Location
Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $550.00
Reading List / Textbook
No textbook required.
Section Notes

Due to the intensive nature of this course, it is recommended that you familiarize yourself with course materials before your first class.

Assignments and group work will be required throughout the course duration and a final assignment may be due after the course has ended.

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L one week prior to the course start date. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Students are expected to attend all sessions.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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