Sustainability and Systems Thinking   [Archived Catalog]
2021-2022 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook

HM 5010 - Sustainability and Systems Thinking

This introductory course to the sustainability specialization will provide a foundation in the issues, principles and frameworks of sustainability and apply systems theory to the analysis of current social, environmental, economic and business trends and events. Students will explore the operation and impact of various systems and draw conclusions about how to intervene. Additionally, students will apply both the principles of systems thinking and sustainability to a sample business, government or community situation and build a defensible case for applying sustainable development and/or sustainable business practices. 

This course can be used to satisfy one of the choice requirements for the Mindfulness Applications Certificate.  3 credit(s)