Principles of Sustainability


  • Rowan College at Burlingon County 900 College Circle Mount Laurel, NJ, 08054 United States

Taught by LEED Fellow, Certified Sustainable Building Advisory, and Climate Reality Leader, Jason Kliwinski, AIA, this holistic course is designed to provide the fundamentals of sustainability principles and practices for entry level students as well as under- and unemployed adults who are in job transition from non-environmental sectors seeking grounding in sustainability principles. It covers basic sustainability principles relative to population issues, climate change, renewable energy, consumption, ecosystem threats, transportation, green design and construction, biodiversity, and environmental justice. Throughout the course, emphasis will be placed on assisting students in exploring green employment opportunities. The class is every Wednesday night from January to May 2016 and is scheduled to run again in the fall.