ECO4800 Theories of Ecological Sustainability and Resilience

Course Overview

Educational Level: Upper undergraduate, Bachelor
Credit Hours: 3 Credits
Instructor: Prof. Magdalene Ngeve

Course Description:

This course will take a historical approach to make known how the theories of ecological sustainability and resilience have evolved over time; and clarifying the different concepts of sustainability and resilience while emphasizing on their relevance for ecosystem and human welbeing.

How This Course Benefits Students:

Students should have a behavioural shift towards sustainability development and conservation; as well as the drive towards maintenance of ecosystem resileince amidts global patterns of change.

Why This Course Is Important:

Environmental resources are dwindling due to more effective and excessive resource extraction mechanisms. And in mitigating the loss of these resources, the concepts of sustainability and ecosystem resilience are indespensable