SUST 7001X Urban Sustainability Systems Theory and Applications

45 hours; 3 credits

Examination and application of systems theory to urban ecosystems through an environmental justice lens; topics include planning, policy, economic development, ecosystem quality and services, health, resilience, climate change in socio-ecological systems. Introduces urban sustainability from multiple disciplinary perspectives while emphasizing the intersection of social and natural systems; provides theoretical and methodological tools to help build more sustainable cities.


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