Course Descriptions

Sustainability, Faculty of Science

SUST: Sustainability

SUST 100 (3) Sustainability: People, Place, and Process
The concept of sustainability and its relationship to people and communities, the management and conservation of natural resources, land and food systems, and the built environment. Guest speakers and in-class discussions covering topics which address local and global contexts. May include community service learning project. Credit will be granted for only one of EESC 101, SUST 100, or GEOG 213. [3-0-0]
SUST 201 (3) Introduction to Research in Sustainability and Geography
Introduces skills required to conduct, critically assess, and present research in geography and sustainability. Develops research skills from problem definition through to design and execution of research projects, including how to identify and categorize scholarly articles; identify research questions; and, collect, analyze, and present data and research findings. Credit will be granted for only one of SUST 201, GEOG 201, or GEOG 371. [2-0-1]
Equivalency: GEOG 201.
SUST 491 (3) Special Topics in Sustainability
Intensive examination of selected topics in sustainability. May include field project or travel. Consult department for this year's offerings. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: SUST 100 and third-year standing.

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