2010-11 Catalog

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Offering Description

Ecological and Social Sustainability

Winter quarter

Faculty: Judith Cushing computer science, Gerardo Chin-Leo oceanography, marine biology, Ralph Murphy political science and economics

Winter: CRN (Credit) Level 20399 (8 GR)  

Credits: 8(W)

Class Standing: Graduate

Offered During: Evening


Addresses central issues in contemporary sustainability studies on theoretical and practical levels. Emphasis is on ways to promote both environmental and social sustainability. Areas covered may include environmental quality at regional, national and global scales; energy use and alternative energies; resource availability and access to resources; social and cultural issues of sustainability; and indicators to guide policy. As part of this program, students write and present a research paper to provide evidence of their readiness to advance to candidacy.

Maximum Enrollment: 40

Advertised Schedule: 6-10p Tue/Thu

Campus Location: Olympia

Online Learning: Enhanced Online Learning

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