Environment, Sustainability and Development
Area of Study
Agricultural Business, Agricultural Leadership and Communications, Agriculture, Agriculture and Natural Resource Economics, Economics, Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Environmental Sustainability, History, Horticulture
Taught In English
30 units of credit at Level 1
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
OverviewThis course is about sustainable development along with the technological and social changes that are involved in achieving it, both at a national and global level.It is divided into three parts:(1) the historical causes of the present global environmental and economic crisis;(2) possible solutions to problems of food production, environmental degradation, industrialisation, energy use, and population growth;(3) ideas for a New World Economic Order and the economic and technological changes required to bridge the ever increasing gap between rich and poor nations.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.