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Principles of Sustainability

Course Number: 10806112
Credits: 3.00

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Course Description

10-806-112 PRINCIPLES OF SUSTAINABILITY ...prepares the student to develop sustainable literacy, analyze the interconnections among the physical and biological sciences and environmental systems, summarize the effects of sustainability on health and well-being, analyze connections among social, economic, and environmental systems, employ energy conservation strategies to reduce the use of fossil fuels, investigate alternative energy options, evaluate options to current waste disposal and recycling in the U.S., and analyze approaches used by your community to promote and implement sustainability. (Prerequisite: Next Gen Reading score greater/equal to 250; OR ACT Reading score greater/equal to 15; OR preparatory courses-contact an academic advisor at 920-498-5444)

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Course Competencies

  1. Develop sustainable literacy
  2. Analyze the interconnections among the physical and biological sciences and environmental systems
  3. Summarize the effects of sustainability on health and well-being
  4. Analyze connections among social, economic, and environmental systems
  5. Employ energy conservation strategies to reduce the use of fossil fuels
  6. Investigate alternative energy options
  7. Evaluate options to current waste disposal and recycling in the U.S.
  8. Analyze approaches used by your community to promote and implement sustainability