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2022-2023 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
2022-2023 Cal State East Bay Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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REC 110 - Foundations of Sustainability in Hospitality, Recreation and Tourism

Units: 3
Sustainable solutions and key challenges in improving the environment (air, water and food) in a community. Transitioning to a more sustainable approach in HRT industries at the local, regional and global level.  

Strongly Recommended Preparation: HOS 100 and REC 100.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground, or Entirely Online, or Hybrid.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
Course Typically Offered: Fall ONLY

Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  1. Identify how sustainability is implemented in their community.
  2. Identify the three common areas of sustainability that affects a community. (Air, Water and Food).
  3. Identify how the practice of sustainability can foster a life-long conservation of our resources for future generations.
  4. Identify what happens when there is a lack of sustainability in a community and the cause and effects of it.
  5. Discuss key challenges to achieving sustainability and to transitioning to a more sustainable world at local, regional and global scales.
  6. Present creative solutions and effective responses to sustainability-related  issues and generate supportive persuasive proposals.
  7. Develop more confidence in presenting and justifying sustainability-related arguments in public.
  8. Examine sustainability from an interdisciplinary perspective. Improve their written and oral communication and  self-reflective thinking.

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