ENV307H1: Urban Sustainability

Hours: 
18L/18P

This course critically examines the concept of urban sustainability in theory and application. Case studies of ongoing urban sustainability programs in the developed and developing world help students assess the successes and failures of these programs. The course also examines the current state of research and implementation efforts toward urban sustainability. Toronto's urban sustainability and sustainable needs will be investigated through the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) during the course (previous experience with GIS is not required).

Prerequisite: 

Completion of 8.0 FCE including ENV221H1/​ ENV222H1; or permission of the Undergraduate Associate Director

Recommended Preparation: 

An environmental studies half course.

Distribution Requirements: 
Social Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)