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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
  Feb 29, 2024
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
Building upon students’ previous experience and skills, this course will focus on enabling interdisciplinary student teams to synthesize comprehensive solutions to complex real-world Sustainability challenges. This is a project-based course. Project topics will be developed in consultation with instructors and sustainability stakeholders. Innovative solutions will require the application of critical thinking and collaboration to resolve. By the end of the course the students will have a deeper understanding of 1) the multi-faceted nature of Sustainability solutions 2) approaches to problem solving across fields and 3) how to communicate sustainable solutions and concepts in an interdisciplinary team environment. This course serves as a capstone course for the Sustainability certificate and M.S. in a Sustainable Engineering degree and is a required course for these two programs.
Academic Career: Undergraduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: Letter Grade
Course Attributes: Capstone Course

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