Sustainability Perspectives and Practice
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Level: Undergraduate, Graduate
Division: The New School for Public Engagement
School: Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy
Department: Milano General Curriculum
Course Number: NEPS 5008
Course Format: Lecture, Seminar
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
This course provides an array of perspectives from which sustainability issues are viewed, including ecopsychology, environmental history, deep ecology, ecofeminism, environmental justice, bioregionalism, Green political movements, ecological identity, and consumer-behavior studies. The course will introduce specific competencies for sustainability practice, including negotiation, conflict resolution, decision making, communication, interprofessional collaboration for systemic change, and reflective practice.The goal is to inform professional practice by broadening students views on relevant issues through multiple lenses, while also focusing problem-solving, seeking to balance knowledge generalization and specialization. Requirement for the MS, Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management and Advanced Certificate in Sustainability Strategies.
Course Open to: Degree Students with Restrictions
Not open to Freshman students.
Not open to Junior students.
Not open to Sophomore students.