Sustainability Certificate

San Diego City College

Date Posted: Feb. 25, 2016
Submitted by: Monika Urbanski
Sustainability Topic: Curriculum
Content Type: Academic Programs
Program Type: Undergraduate Certificate/Diploma
Distance: Local Only
Commitment: Full-Time


The Sustainability Certificate offers an interdisciplinary, theorical, philosophical and practical approach for students to enter into the academic and/or professional fields related to sustainability. Students gain skills to critically analyze current global affairs in order to offer alternative solutions to create sustainable societies. The three main pillars of the Sustainability Program are environmental issues, economics, and social and ethical issues. The program explores issues related to these three pillars on an inter/intra personal, communal, and global level. An emphasis is placed upon:The interdisciplinary nature of addressing issues related to sustainability. Active participation and involvement in the field experience component of the required capstone course. Affective and analytical responses to concepts related to the three pillars.

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