Sustainable Development Goal 9 is to build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation.
The courses listed below contain content relative to the pursuit of this goal. Click through to read more about each course, and to be linked to the course page in the UTSC Calendar.
For more information on the Goal itself, visit https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/sdg9
Students critically engage with African and diasporic histories, cultures, social structures, economies, and belief systems.
Constitutional authority, municipal corporations, official plans, zoning bylaws, land subdivision and consents, development control, deed restrictions and common interest developments, Ontario Municipal Board.
This course examines the structure of local government, how local Government is managed, how policy decisions are made.
Demand forecasting; methodology of policy analysis; impacts on land values, urban form and commuting; congestion; transit management; regulation and deregulation; environmental impacts and safety.
The focus will be on the assessment of impacts to the natural environment, however, socio-economic impacts will also be discussed.
This course is intended for students who would like to apply theoretical principles of environmental sustainability learned in other courses to real world problems.
Supervision will be provided by a faculty member with active research in geography, ecology, natural resource management, environmental biology, or geosciences as represented within the departments.
The principles of Environmental Biology: water, air and soil testing procedures and analysis of contaminated and spiked samples using Ministry of Environment and Industry standards, procedures and protocols.
The characteristics of raw water and wastewater, water supply systems, sources of supply, methods of treatment, alternative sources of water and methods of distribution.
This course will contribute to a better understanding of the social and political construction of environmental science and technology.
Three modules take students from relatively simple determinations of risk (e.g., infrastructure flooding) towards more complex, real-world, inclusive considerations (e.g., ecosystem impacts of climate change).
Examination and discussion of current trends and issues in environmental geography, with particular emphasis on recent developments in concepts and methods.
Deals with two main topics: the origins of environmental problems in the global spread of industrial capitalism, and environmental conservation and policies
Students in this interdisciplinary class will examine key elements associated with generating scientific environmental knowledge, and learn how this understanding can be used to inform and critique environmental policy.
This course offers students the opportunity to gain practical research experience as an intern with an environmental organization.