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IEA112/4 Society and Environment Project

Course Details

  • Credit: 4
  • Semester: 2
  • Prerequisite: none

Synopsis

This course introduces students to the community and the environment through the interdisciplinary discipline of natural sciences with socio-political sciences and links environmental- ecological, social and economic aspects toward achieving sustainable societies. Students will be exposed to the concept of capitalism encompassing the world's economic-political system in line with the environmental-ecological crisis. Students will be encouraged to discuss and articulate their views on the interests of various conflicting parties, for example between government, corporate and non-governmental environmental activists. Students will also propose and implement appropriate, individual and group social projects on the exploitation of natural resources and waste generation by the industrial community.

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School of Industrial Technology, Building G07, Persiaran Sains, Universiti Sains Malaysia 11800 Pulau Pinang, Malaysia.
Tel: +604 653 2219 | Fax: +604-653 6375 | Email: dean_ind@usm.my

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