ENV 151: Environmental Action


Itching to Take Action?

Curious about the role of energy in our society?

Want to see results?

Interested in getting hands-on experience right here on campus?

ENV 151: Environmental Action

Environmental Action Class

Course Description

This is a hands-on, experiential class where students will explore the human behavior-environment nexus and practice acting as a change agent on campus. Students will develop, deploy and evaluate campaigns designed to reduce energy use among building occupants at select on-campus locations. Topics covered include: human behavior, community based social marketing, energy, climate change, sustainability efforts at Tufts, culture change, survey techniques, effective communication, program evaluation and the social dimension of sustainability.  This course counts towards the Sustainability, Policy, and Equity; and the Environmental Communications tracks.

 Prerequisites: ENV 091 or Bio 007 or permission of instructor

Time commitment:

Class for 2.5 hours every week in the evening, extra-curricular activities, reading, and homework. 

If you would like to learn more about this course, please contact tina.woolston@tufts.edu or download a copy of the Spring 2014 syllabus as a reference.