SOCI120W: Introduction to Economics and Sustainability

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Credits 3
Introduction to Economics and Sustainability introduces students to microeconomics, applying economic theory to issues regarding resource use and sustainability. The course examines the global impacts of present-day human lifestyles, identifying changes that society can make to develop a personal and consumer ethic that is both economically viable and environmentally sustainable. Topics include transportation, land use, water conservation, agricultural practices, energy policy, renewable energies, solid waste, and recycling.