Fall 2014 Class Schedule (FLC)

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INDIS 360    Sustainability: Your Future on Planet Earth    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 300
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: In this course, faculty from a variety of disciplines will introduce the fundamental aspects of sustainability including an examination of the critical relationship between people and their environment. The course emphasizes a holistic approach as students examine the interconnection between nature and society and how it relates to the food we eat, the goods we buy, the things we build, the oceans we harvest, and the energy we consume. Using an interactive approach, students also explore solutions to today‚s unprecedented environmental challenges within cultural, economic, educational and political contexts. Faculty from Biology, Early Childhood Education, English, Geography, Nutrition, and/or Sociology will team teach this course. Field trips may be required. This course is not open to those who have taken Sustainability: Earth‚s Future previously.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
T         03:45PM-06:50PM LEC S.Holzberg           El Dorado EDC C102       15873 
T         03:45PM-06:50PM LEC M.Peralta             TBA TBA                 15873 Textbook
T         03:45PM-06:50PM LEC Y.Price               TBA TBA                 15873 Textbook
In this semester's offering of the course, faculty from Biology (Holzberg), Nutrition (Hodge), Early Childhood Education (Peralta), & English (Price) introduce the fundamental social and economic challenges affecting the continuation of our global civilization. Using a HOLISTIC emphasis, students examine how the interconnection between environment and society affects their daily life, future, community and the planet as a whole. In an INTERACTIVE approach built around food, literature & science, students also explore SOLUTIONS to today's unprecedented environmental challenges within various cultural contexts, and what they can do to MAKE A DIFFERENCE locally, nationally and globally.

Fall 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: January 6, 2015