SUS 104 Sustainability from Different Perspectives - 12 Faculty


This multi-disciplinary course is designated to introduce students to key environmental and ecological crises facing humankind with an emphasis on sustainability issues and responses from different disciplinal perspectives.  Taught by twelve faculty representing several different areas of knowledge including agriculture, business, culinary arts, engineering, health care, history, literature, oceanography, physics, socio-environmental policy, sociology, and water sciences, this course serves as an introduction to the basic concepts of climate change, resources depletions and species extinctions while focusing on adaptation responses from various disciplinal perspectives.  Prerequisite(s):  A passing score on the College's English placement test or C or better or concurrent enrollment in ENG 090, ENG 091 or ENG 092.  A passing score on the College's Reading placement test or C or better or concurrent enrollment in ENG 091 or RDG 090 and a grade of C or better in RDG 080.  Three lecture hours per week.  Competencies met: Critical Thinking, Global Awareness, and Ethical Dimensions.  
3 credits  Spring
3 credits
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