Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2021

IDST 2050 Sustainability

An interdisciplinary course across colleges and departments presenting an introduction to the principles of sustainability, including ethics, economics, ecology, environmental policy, and personal involvement. Students will conduct real world analyses using campus and community data, with an emphasis on critical thinking, global issues, social justice, ethical constructs, interdisciplinary research, service learning, and community engagement. Beginning with a global focus, the course will refine its scale as the term progresses, inviting students to help develop new strategies for sustainable development on campus. Students will solve real local problems using valid and applicable data from the Georgia College campus.