Sustainability Focused

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This course is sustainability-focused because it concentrates on sustainability, including its social, economic and environmental dimensions, or examines an issue or topic using sustainability as a lens. The course provides valuable grounding in the concepts and principles of sustainability.  Fifty percent or more of the course content focuses on at least one of the enumerated sustainability criteria. 

Carbon Footprint Analysis for Water and Wasterwater Systems

Mass- and energy-flux balance analysis applied to water and wastewater systems. Case studies include analysis and design of aeration, membrane separations, disinfection, water supply, and water reclamation processes. Prerequisite: CEE263, CEE265, or consent of instructor.
Department: 
ENGRCEE

Introduction to Environmental Chemistry

Basic concepts from general, physical, and analytical chemistry as they relate to environmental engineering. Particular emphasis on the fundamentals of equilibrium and kinetics as they apply to acid-base chemistry, gas solubility, and redox reactions. Laboratory sessions. Prerequisite: Chemistry 1A-B. (Design units: 0) Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, and Environmental Engineering majors have first consideration for enrollment.
Department: 
ENGRCEE

Environmental Processes

Introduction to environmental processes in air and water, mass balances, and transport phenomena. Fundamentals of water quality engineering including water and wastewater treatment. Prerequisites: Chemistry 1B, CEE170. (Design units: 1) Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, and Environmental Engineering majors have first consideration for enrollment.
Department: 
ENGRCEE

Transportation and the Environment

Analysis of the impacts of motor vehicle transportation on the environment. Introduction to life cycle analysis applied to transportation. Basic economic tools for transportation externalities. Transportation planning, urban form, health, and the environment. Transportation sustainability. (Design units: 0) Civil Engineering majors have first consideration for enrollment.
Department: 
ENGRCEE

Contemporary and Emerging Environmental Challenges

Introduces contemporary and emerging environmental challenges, illustrates links between human behavior, environmental policy and engineering practices, examines policy options in the context of current institutions; and introduces tools and frameworks to reach sound economic; social, and environmental solutions. (III) (Design units: 0)
Department: 
ENGRCEE

Senior Seminar on Global Sustainability

Students attend weekly seminar to discuss current issues in global sustainability. Weekly attendance at Global Sustainability Forum also is required. Seminar utilized to analyze forum presentations. A: Prepare bibliography. B: Prepare research proposal. In-progress grading for 191A-B, grade for sequence given upon completion of 191C. Same as Earth System Science 190A-B and Social Ecology 186A-B.
Department: 
BIO SCI

Environmental Ethics

Lecture, three hours. History of evolution of environmental ethics in America. Management problems in national parks, wilderness areas, wild and scenic rivers, national forests. Contemporary and historical aspects/contributors to the field. Mitigation, endangered species, habitat restoration, biodiversity, and environmental activism. Field trips required. Prerequisite: upper-division standing.
Department: 
BIO SCI

Writing/Senior Seminar on Global Sustainability

Students attend weekly seminar to discuss current issues in global sustainability. Weekly attendance at Global Sustainability Forum also is required. Seminar utilized to analyze forum presentations and to prepare senior research paper. Prepare/write research paper under the direction of a faculty member. Prerequisites: Biological Sciences 191A-B and satisfaction of the lower-division writing requirement. Same as Earth System Science 190C and Social Ecology 186C.
Department: 
BIO SCI

People, Culture and Environmental Sustainability

An anthropological consideration of global environmental sustainability from the perspective of human cultures and communities. Causes and consequences of population growth, natural resource management, environmental law, environmental ethics. Case studies emphasize tropical rain forests, arid lands of Africa and North America. (VIII)
Department: 
ANTHRO

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