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SUST- 315 Sustainable Engineering (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Impact of engineering and design/manufacturing decisions on the environment. Topics include sustainability, energy and material flows, risk assessment, multi-use product life cycles, manufacturing process waste streams, sustainable product design issues, end-of-life product handling, and pollution prevention techniques.

Must be Junior level or higher

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SUST- 425 Sustainable Design & Development Capstone (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Application and study of sustainable design and development through the solution of a community-based project. Design of a triple bottom line solution to industrial problems will be emphasized.

Prerequisite: take BIO-350

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SUST- 432 Global Sustainability Experience in Design & Manufacturing (3.00 cr.)
Global Perspective
Repeatable: No
Cross-disciplinary exploration of ecologically-friendly deisgn, engineering, manufacturing and business models. International travel component with corporate, cultural, academic and civic leaders. Cultural, economic and political influences; product design; manufacturing; sustainability; application of current eco-friendly product design models; research topics; regional global visitation; studio and laboratory experiences; project and presentation.

Must be Junior level or higher

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SUST- 449 Cooperative Education Experience (1.00 - 8.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes
Work and study in an approved position to gain business/industrial/other experience. Normally entails recurring, supervised work periods, each one building and expanding on the previous.

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SUST- 499 Independent Study (1.00 - 3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes

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SUST- 515 Sustainable Engineering (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Impact of engineering and design/manufacturing decisions on the environment. Topics include sustainability, energy and material flows, risk assessment, multi-use product life cycles, manufacturing process waste streams, sustainable product design issues, end-of-life product handling, and pollution prevention techniques.

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SUST- 632 Global Sustainability Experience in Design & Manufacturing (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Cross-disciplinary exploration of ecologically-friendly design, engineering, manufacturing and business models. International travel component with corporate, cultural, academic and civic leaders. Cultural, economic and political influences; product design; manufacturing; sustainability; application of current eco-friendly product design models; research topics; regional global visitation; studio and laboratory experiences; project and presentation.

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SUST- 730 Sustainable Futures (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Concepts of sustainable design and development. Explores methods/tools for assessing sustainable products and processes from economic, environmental, and societal perspectives. Policy and regulatory impact and cost benefit analyses. Industrial applications exploration through case study analyses.

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