Chapters

Principles of Sustainability is organized into eight Chapters. Each of the Chapters has multiple Parts that form the curricular presentation of detailed information. Each Chapter has an introduction which presents general background and and outline of major learning objectives. Chapter Parts have associated media and specific supplemental readings and exercises. The suggested dates allow students to follow the syllabus for the semester presentation of the course and allows preparation for scheduled assessments.

Date

Chapters

Week 1 & 2

8/25-9/6

Chapter 1 - The Origins of Sustainability

Week 3 & 4

9/7-9/20

 

Chapter 2 - Standards of Sustainability

Week 5 & 6

9/21-10/4

Chapter 3 - A Culture of Waste

Week 7

10/5-10/11

Chapter 4 - The Built Environment

Week 8 & 9

10/12-10/25

Chapter 5 - Industrial Approaches to Sustainability

Week 10,11&12

10/26-11/15

Chapter 6 - Energy Sustainability

Week 13

11/16-11/22

Chapter 7 - Sustainable Solutions for Water Resources

Week 15

11/30-12/6

Chapter 8 - Measuring Sustainability