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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

UBN 3033 - Sustaining the City: Environmental Issues of Urban Life (3)

This course explores the origins of the concept of sustainability, theories of community development, and a suite of dimensions of sustainable urban development, as well as examine policies aimed at making cities more environmentally sustainable. Major topics include: urban ecology, water, energy, waste, social and environmental justice, transportation, the built environment, and food. This course will utilize active field-based investigation combined with creative practice. Locations for field research and excursions throughout Nashville and Middle Tennessee support active learning experiences.

College of Leadership and Public ServiceDepartment
Urban Studies