Courses of Study 2017-2018 
    Jan 19, 2019  
Courses of Study 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NTRES 3301 - Sustainability Science

Fall. 3 credits. Letter grades only.

Forbidden Overlap: BEE 3299 .
Prerequisite: NTRES 1101 , BIOEE 1610 , AEM 1500 , or permission of instructor. Enrollment limited to: junior/senior ESS majors.

L. Drinkwater, T. Fahey, R. Bezner Kerr, S. Wolf.

An advanced overview of the newly emerging field of sustainability science that advances understanding of social-environment interdependencies and facilitates the design, implementation and evaluation of interventions that promote sustainability. Students will gain a better understanding of the complex problems of analyzing and managing socioecological systems in a rapidly changing world.

Outcome 1: Students will be able to demonstrate the critical evaluation skills needed to understand the principles and practices of sustainability science.

Outcome 2: Students will understand the potential and the limitations of sustainability science approaches to address the complex problems facing society.

Outcome 3: Students will show that they work well in teams and exhibit advanced written and oral communication skills.

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