ENVP500: Developing a Sustainability Perspective

Course at a glance

Next Start Date

September 21, 2020

Subject Level


Course Description

Explores the applicability of environmental sustainability concepts and principles in developing a sustainable society. Highlights the tensions that exist between our various value systems and how underlying root metaphors influence attitudes towards the environment. Investigates how environmental sustainability concepts and principles inform the development of a sustainable society from the perspectives of community, business, governance, and leadership as well as how they influence the measurement of performance and outcomes will establish the overall philosophical orientation of the program, and helps each student better define for him or herself what sustainable development means, and why it is such an important concept today.

Course Credits

  • 3.00

General Studies Offerings

General studies courses may be eligible for internal transfer credit into their related programs.

Start Date End Date Tuition (Domestic) Delivery
September 21, 2020 December 6, 2020 TBD Online
January 11, 2021 March 28, 2021 TBD Online
September 13, 2021 November 28, 2021 TBD Online