Content Outline

Areas of Study

  1. Cultural leadership and social transformation
  2. Interdisciplinary noetic sciences
  3. Ecological and body-mind consciousness
  4. Green stewardship, ecosystem engineering, and environmental design
  5. Sustainability, the internal and external aspects of environment
  6. Environment-behavior relationships and human perception (beliefs, values/attitudes, and behavior; socialization, wounding, and trauma)
  7. Environmental community-service, experiential learning
    Year 1– volunteer experience
    Year 2– practicum
  8. First-person/subjective and third-person/objective inquiry:
    Year 1– mixed method, qualitative (interviews) and quantitative (questionnaire/survey) participatory research
    Year 2– cooperative participatory research
  9. Collaborative research project (small group):
    Year 1– creating a startup eco-entrepreneurial community, economic structure
    Year 2– creating a sustainable intentional community, social-cultural and environmental structure
  10. Summer field studies:
    Year 1, Term 1– Participatory field study of a sustainable intentional community/environmental organization, local
    Year 1, Term 2– Participatory field study of a sustainable intentional community, abroad
    Year 2, Term 1– Participatory field study of building a sustainable home, abroad
    Year 2, Term 2– Research studying the effects of immersion in a sustainable intentional community, abroad

 

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