Introduction to Sustainable Development

Code: OLRN1017

Course description

This course will introduce the concept of sustainable development to a broad audience. We will discuss the environmental, economic and social impacts that affect the sustainability of our communities. The course will investigate the development of human populations and how their energy and nutritional needs have compromised the natural ecosystems. Social and economic factors will be explored that will lead to greater social equality and more sustainability in the world economy. Individual responsibility to sustainability through lifestyle changes will be examined.

Course details

Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

Notice for general electives

If you are pursuing a diploma or advanced diploma, contact Jen Matthews at 519-748-5220 ext. 3265, prior to registering to ensure that your selection is eligible for your program.

Credit transfer

Have you taken this course or an equivalent course?
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Start Date
Day/Time
Delivery
Campus
Cost
Availability
Start Date: Sep. 10, 2019
Day/Time:
Delivery: Fully Online – OntarioLearn
Campus: Doon (Kitchener)
Cost: $406.20
 
End date: Dec. 17, 2019
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Equivalent to: None

Please note: This course is offered through OntarioLearn. To review important information such as textbook, exam and grade information, visit the OntarioLearn Information web page.

Registration dates

ed2go fall course registration opens August 19, 2019

Winter 2020 registration opens November 4, 2019. Spring 2020 registration opens February 3, 2020.