Course Code: EST 104
Course Title: Sustainable Management of Environmental Resources
Weekly Class and Application Hours:
Short Course Description: Introductory course dealing with definitions of sustainability and sustainable development. The 3 pillars of sustainability– environmental, economic and social. Renewable and non–Renewable Resources. The role of population, economic growth and technologicalprogress on the global environment and the depletion of natural resources. Conventional and alternative ways to measure economic and socialwelfare. Introduction to economic principles for sustainable methods and tools: Life Cycle Analysis; Ecological, Carbon and Water Footprint.
Textbook and Supplementary Books::
Class Participation 10%,
Mid-term Examination 30%,
Final Examination 50%,