Upon successful completion of this
course you should be able to:
- Use scientific reasoning to
identify and understand environmental problems and evaluate potential
- Critically evaluate arguments regarding environmental issues.
- See the impact your own live have on your environment
- Apply your understanding of environmental issues to your own choices.
- All reading assignments are to be read in advance and students must
be prepared to answer questions. Quizzes will be administrated possibly
- As per the university regulations all students are expected to attend
each and every class. SIX UNEXCUSED ABSENCES WILL RESULT IN A DN GRADE
IN THE COURSE. For details, please refer to the Undergraduate Bulletin.
Also, for every one unexcused absence beyond two unexcused absence, 0.5%
will be deducted from your final grade.
- In order to qualify for an excused absence, students must submit the
official excuse (endorsed by the Dean of Students Affaires) no later
than one (1) week following resumption of classes attendance. Unofficial
excuses will not be accepted.
- Issues discussed in the textbook, assignments, handouts, and
lectures are subject to be in the quizzes/exams.
- All reading assignments (chapters and handouts) are to be read
prior to classes on the day they are assigned. You are expected to
participate actively in the discussion in the classes, and points
will be awarded for active class participation.
- All submissions must be done using computer based tools such as
word processors (using 12 points font), spreadsheets etc. Neatness,
format organization, clarity and readability will be largely
considered in determining grades.
- Cheating will result in an “F” grade in the course, and further
disciplinary action will be pursued.
|Attendance & participation
Introduction & Orientation
Islam and Sustainability
Humans and Sustainability: An Overview
Sustaining Biodiversity: The Ecosystem Approach
Sustaining Natural Resources
Sustaining Environmental Quality
Sustaining human Societies