Dec 03, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SD 3610 - Issues in Environmental Sustainability (3) [WID]

When Offered: Fall; Spring
GEN ED: Junior Writing in the Discipline (WID)
This course examines humanity’s demands on nature, the status of critical life support functions of natural systems, growing and emerging threats to those systems-particularly climate change and biodiversity loss-and the significance to sustainable development. Through exploration of global scale assessments of natural systems, case studies, and current sustainability science literature on the Anthropocene, planetary boundaries and more, this course deepens student understanding of the natural sciences that inform sustainable development.
Prerequisite: SD 2610 RC 2001  or its equivalent, and junior standing or permission of the instructor.