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- Demonstrate an understanding of comprehensive systemic analysis across both physical
and behavioral dimensions involving society, the environment, and the economy.
- Define sustainability and assess the ways that sustainability topics are approached
by a diversity of academic disciplines.
- Identify how globalized processes impact socioecological systems.
- Analyze the role of environmental sustainability in the promotion of comprehensive
justice and equity.
- Apply critical thinking skills to provide sustainable solutions and build resilient
- Utilize the appropriate methodological tools to analyze and address specific research
- Articulate a comprehensive world view that integrates diverse approaches to sustainability.
- Understand the basic theoretical concepts and methodologies of both the physical and
- Learn how to solve large-scale problems using a multitude of tools and approaches.
- Understand the basic sustainability concepts of homeostasis, carrying-capacity, cradle-to-grave
recycling, evolutionary processes, inter-generational debt, socio-political adaptation,
climate change, ecosystem services, and environmental justice—and understand the relationships