Course Description

Cultures of Sustainability and Social Justice, ANTH 110I

Brings together diverse forms of cultural knowledge and complexities of everyday life to illuminate longstanding concerns of sustainability and justice. Investigates multiple theories of sustainable development as well as tools, techniques, and contexts for ecological integrity, economic security, empowerment, responsibility and social well-being characteristic of sustainable communities. Case studies are drawn from around the world highlighting the work of Right Livelihood Award Laureates in tandem with UC faculty.

Key Information

Credit: 5 quarter units / 3.33 semester units credit
UC Santa Cruz, Anthropology

Course Credit:

Upon successful completion, all online courses offered through cross-enrollment provide UC unit credit. Some courses are approved for GE, major preparation and/or, major credit or can be used as a substitute for a course at your campus.

If "unit credit" is listed by your campus, consult your department, academic adviser or Student Affairs division to inquire about the petition process for more than unit credit for the course.

UC Berkeley:
Unit Credit

UC Davis:
General Education: SS.

UC Irvine:
Major Requirement: upper division elective credit for Anthropology Major

UC Los Angeles:
Major Requirement: 1 UD elective for Anthro BA, BS, and minor / UD elective for Sociology major

UC Merced:
Units toward Degree (see your advisor)

UC Riverside:
General Education: Elective units
Course Equivalence: UCR ANTH 132 - Cultural Ecology

UC San Diego:
General Education: Revelle one Social Science; TMC 1 course toward upper division disciplinary breadth if noncontiguous to major; Warren - May be used depending on major/PofC, Transfer students may use for UD noncontiguous GE depending on major; Sixth- 1 Social Analysis, Seventh - 1 course towards Alternatives - Social Science
Major Requirement: Chicanx and Latinx Studies Minor - Can be counted toward upper-division elective;

UC San Francisco:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Barbara:
General Education: This course will apply to Area D automatically upon completion

UC Santa Cruz:
General Education: PE-E
Major Requirement: Satisfies upper division requirement for Anthropology majors and some other Social Science majors.

Course Fees


Course Creators

David Shaw
David Shaw
David Shaw
Nancy Chen
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