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Certificate in Environmental Sustainability (O) - Sustainable Communities

Geography 4771 Sustainable Communities
A review of current literature and practical applications relating to concept of sustainable community planning, with specific reference to neighbourhood design, transportation systems, land use zoning, water and energy usage, and agriculture. The measurement of urban sustainability and the sustainability of human activities at regional and city scales are also considered.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s):

Geography 1150 or 1170 or permission of the Chair of the Department of Geography and the Environment

Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Notes: Open only to students in the third and fourth year of any program except with permission of the Chair of the Department of Geography and the Environment.
Course Classifications:
  • Type B: Social Sciences
  • Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences