SCIE 310 Scien Basis of Sustainability 3 Cr.
Students examine how Sustainability Science has emerged in the 21st Century. Students learn how evidence-based, quantitative data are collected and used to define and monitor sustainability-related issues and problems, and how critical thinking skills are applied to an interdisciplinary understanding of problems and solutions, as well as how information networks can both supply important data and serve as a medium for communicating with other interested parties on a global basis. The course concludes by examining how sustainability science relates to an ever-widening range of decisions, strategies and activities in the private, public and military worlds. Prereq: approval of the Division of Continuing Studies.