Agenda 21 Diplomas Available at Rio Salado College

Posted: July 9, 2011 in Agenda 21

SUSTAINABILITY (Agenda 21) Certificates, Degrees and Pathways

Classes Start 48 times a year

Sustainable Food Systems Courses

Do you support fair trade and local products? Are you interested in learning about how sustainable practices benefit the environment? If so, Rio Salado’s Sustainable Food Systems program is the perfect blend for you! Sustainable Food Systems will show you how to identify ways to create sustainable food practices. You will also learn about the real food movement, how food is produced and purchased, and even preparation techniques for the cooking and baking process. This program is for students who work in the food service industry, those interested in learning about sustainable food practices, as well as those with no culinary background!

Earn your Sustainable Food Systems Certificate!

Rio Salado’s Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Sustainable Food Systems is for students who want an overview of the nation’s current food model and alternative methods for altering this model and creating more sustainable foods. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree in Sustainable Food Systems is also available.… Associate Degree in Sustainable Food Systems… Sustainability and Ecological Literacy S

Sustainable and green practices are a growing concern in today’s world. Specifically, how does a society meet the needs of the present generation without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs? That is the basis of the academic certificate in sustainability and ecological literacy. Students will gain an understanding of sustainable living practices, and the skills necessary to become ecologically and environmentally aware. Careers in Sustainability As human consumption of resources continues, green living becomes an increasingly important global concept. With an understanding of sustainability and environmental awareness, students trained in this area can work in a variety of fields such as industry, consultancy, utilities, regulatory agencies and non-profits, as well as local, state and federal governments. Earn a Sustainability and Ecological Literacy Certificate Rio Salado’s interdisciplinary Academic Certificate (AC) in Sustainability and Ecological Literacy enhances students’ understanding of sustainable living practices associated with economics, equity and the environment. Through a combination of coursework and experiential learning, students engage in critical thinking, inquiry, and discourse, skills necessary for becoming socially responsible citizens who are ecologically and environmentally aware. The certificate is designed for, although not limited to, students seeking an Associate in Arts Degree and planning transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Course Requirements: © 2011 Rio Salado College, A Maricopa Community College 2323 West 14th Street, Tempe, AZ 85281 480-517-8000 -or- 1-800-729-1197

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