Feb 23, 2024  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024
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ES 4832 - Sustainability Implementation Practicum

This course involves students in a critical analysis of the Ohio University Sustainability Plan and community-based projects that support the Office of Sustainability’s mission. Students are engaged in the exploration of contemporary environmental initiatives, leadership, professionalism and local issues. Implementation of effective projects and feasibility studies to advance institutional sustainability efforts provides students the opportunity to make meaningful changes within their campus and community. This courses focus allows students the opportunity to better define sustainability and the role it plays in their lives, enhance skills that encourage sustainable behaviors and make positive contributions to their health, the natural environment and the local community.

Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May be repeated for a maximum of 6.0 hours.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 seminar
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply professional development and communication skills in various settings.
  • Define and interpret the concept of sustainability.
  • Explain and interpret Ohio Universitys policies and procedures, and the purpose of both the Climate Action Plan and Sustainability Plan.
  • Formulate feasible implementation strategies for sustainability goals.
  • Practice a working knowledge of computer software programs (Word, Publisher, Excel, and Basecamp).
  • Practice discussion strategies in the professional world.

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