Ecological and Social Sustainability

Winter 2017 quarter

Taught by

Erin Martin
chemical oceanography, biogeochemistry, freshwater ecology
Miranda Mellis
fiction, nonfiction, and contemporary literature
Ted Whiteset square
geography, environmental studies
  • MES

Addresses central issues in contemporary sustainability studies on theoretical and practical levels. Emphasis is on ways to promote both environmental and social sustainability. Areas covered may include environmental quality at regional, national and global scales; energy use and alternative energies; resource availability and access to resources; social and cultural issues of sustainability; and indicators to guide policy. As part of this program, students write and present a research paper to provide evidence of their readiness to advance to candidacy. Candidacy is outlined in the student handbook .

Program Details

Quarters

Winter Open

Location and Schedule

Campus Location

Olympia

Time Offered

Evening

Advertised Schedule

6-10p Tue/Thu

Online Learning

Enhanced Online Learning