ENVS 4940

ENVS 4940

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021. Courses of Study 2021-2022 is scheduled to publish by July 1.

The E&S curriculum launched in 2018 includes a capstone experience. Faculty will offer "trial" capstone courses under this number. Offerings vary by semester and are advertised to the major before the beginning of the semester.

When Offered Fall or Spring.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Climate Solutions (Capstone)

  • 17342ENVS 4940  LEC 001

    • MWTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Krasny, M

      Li, Y

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Preference is given to Environment and Sustainability juniors and seniors taking the course to fulfill the capstone requirement. If you are interested in this course but unable to enroll, please complete the E&S course request form: https://tinyurl.com/escourserequest.
    You will work with community partners, such as Sustainable Tapas, Urban Harvest, Elders Climate Action, and Headwater Food Hub in the US, Spain, Zimbabwe, and China, to develop and taste test plant-rich recipes and create related educational materials, as a strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions [https://www.civicecology.org/plant-rich-diet] [https://www.civicecology.org/plant-rich-resources]. You will also use principles derived from social sciences research to persuade family, friends, roommates, or another social network to implement a climate action, such as composting, reducing meat consumption, or installing LED light bulbs.
    Course will include pre-recorded video lectures, readings, online discussion boards and chats, combined with weekly in-person meetings.