BEE 3299

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2016-2017.

Sustainable development is the dominant economic, environmental, and social issue of the 21st century. This course develops the concepts of sustainable development as an evolutionary process, demanding the integration of the physical sciences and engineering with the biological and social sciences for design of systems. Topics include the nature of ecosystems, global processes, sustainable communities, and industrial ecology, renewable energy, and life cycle analysis. Course is web-based.

When Offered Fall, Spring.

Permission Note Enrollment is limited to: at least sophomore standing.
Forbidden Overlaps Forbidden Overlap: NTRES 3301.

Course Attribute (CU-SBY)

Outcomes
  • An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
  • An ability to communicate effectively.
  • A knowledge of contemporary issues.
  • An ability to create sustainable solutions in the context of a complex natural environment.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Summer Special Session 2. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1569BEE 3299  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • May 31 - Jul 11, 2017
    • Walter, T

  • This Online Summer Session class is offered by the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. For details visit http://www.sce.cornell.edu/ss/courses/courses.php?v=2037