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    Jan 25, 2020  
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GEOG 150 - Introduction to Sustainable Development



5.0 Credits
Introduction to issues in sustainability around the world within a geographic framework. This will involve examination of the development and spatial interactions of policy alternatives relating to the sustainability of resources, the environment, and society.
Prerequisite Placement in ENGL 099.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Define and communicate the concept of sustainability, including forms of practice, from a geographic perspective and how it applies to development.
  2. Explain and define how applications of sustainability at the personal and local level can enhance sustainable development at the global level.
  3. Compare and contrast the spatial inter-relationships between modern consumerism, resource depletion, population trends, and unsustainable development.
  4. Identify and locate regions where sustainable development is both occurring and where it is not.
  5. Analyze and explain how sustainable practices impact natural resources, agriculture, energy, transportation, housing, global trade, population trends and the environment from a geographic perspective.



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