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Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions


BEE 3299 Sustainable Development: A Web-Based Course

Course description

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. Outcome 1: An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility. Outcome 2: An ability to communicate effectively. Outcome 3: A knowledge of contemporary issues. Outcome 4: An ability to create sustainable solutions in the context of a complex natural environment.


At least sophomore standing


BEE 3299 001-LEC Online course

Class dates:May 24-July 5, 2018
Exam dates:Will be provided by instructor (see Final exams)
Days/times:online course
Grade:Student option
Instructor:Truhlar, A. (amt94)
Max. enroll:50
Restrictions:Not open to freshmen.
Notes:Because BEE 3299 is a totally web-based course, it can be taken without being on the Cornell campus.
To enroll:To enroll, complete and submit a course enrollment form and your payment to the Summer Session office. For more information, see enrollment and registration. Please note that late registration fees may apply.
  This is an online course. Please review the online course FAQs.

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