ES/SO 360 - Designing the Sustainable City

Be a force for good by participating in our Global Pillars course, “Designing the Sustainable City,” inspired by the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Focusing on sustainable living, this course connects a cohort of students and faculty from a variety of academic backgrounds to discuss, assess, and contribute to solutions for global issues. In this unique course, you’ll identify the most pressing sustainability issues in your host city and, working in small teams, offer solutions to the issues at the local level, taking into account the environmental, historical, and social characteristics of the area. Upon successful completion of this course, you’ll earn a microcredential in Sustainability and Development. 

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Environmental Studies

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