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ENV 103 - Sustainable Living

Credits: 1
Lecture Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: General
This class provides an up-close-and-personal look at the sustainability movement. Develop an understanding of the environment you live in. Learn more about the role you can play in creating a sustainable lifestyle for yourself and your family at home, work and school.
Competencies
  1. Explain the concept of sustainability and need for sustainable thinking in all human activities
    1. Define the concepts of sustainability, sustainable development and sustainable living
    2. Analyze the effects and consequences of their own lifestyles on the natural environment through Eco-Footprint and Carbon Footprint assessments
  2. Assess their values, practices, and commitment to the environment
  3. Improve upon their own resource management practices within their homes and communities
    1. Identify a plan to reduce household waste
    2. Identify a household plan to conserve and protect water supplies
    3. Identify a plan to reduce household energy usage
    4. Identify a plan to incorporate sustainable transportation practices into their lifestyle
    5. Identify a plan which will allow them to reduce unnecessary consumption of goods and services without reducing perceived quality of life



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