2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Sep 27, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog
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ECON 233 - Economics of Energy and Sustainability

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FA. An introduction to economics with detailed focus on energy and sustainability issues.  Students will explore interactions among economic, social, natural, and technological systems through the lens of sustainability; including global energy resource scarcity and historical patterns of economic growth and how they impact individuals and society through local and global economic systems. Topics include definitions of sustainability, economic systems, and energy markets: energy production and consumption systems, Biblical and ethical perspectives on consumption and production of goods and energy, and efficiency and equity of resource allocation. The course includes experiential learning excursions. This course is team taught by one Economics and one Engineering faculty member and satisfies requirements for the Societal Structures in North America core category    



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