ENVS 4300 Industrial Ecology: Getting Started

Industrial Ecology

Industrial Ecology

Course Number:

ENVS 4300

Industrial Ecology:

This course will apply concepts of sustainability and sustainable development to analyze human activity, including manufacturing, agriculture, resource exploitation, consumption, and population growth. The goal is to prepare the student for inevitable reductions of resources due to limits of environmental carrying capacity, economic feasibility, and social justice. The course will emphasize analysis and modeling of human activities and environmental problems, development of sustainable solutions, and written and oral communication of results. 

Industrial Ecology

Course Number:

ENVS 4300

Industrial Ecology:

  • Design a project incorporating elements of sustainable development
  • Communicate sustainable development concepts through oral, visual, or social media
  • Analyze local and global environmental issues using sustainable development strategies
  • Assess the sustainable potential of human activity in the natural world
  • Devise a strategy for using technology to communicate, analyze, or evaluate sustainable practices
  • Assess technology as an agent for positive and negative changes in the design and natural worlds
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