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Conservation PsychologyENVR-40000

Units: 3.00

$595

Conservation Psychology Programs to conserve water and energy, reduce our auto-dependency, recycle, and adapt to climate change have one thing in common: to be effective, they must consider the human ...

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Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Behavior Change Strategies for SustainabilityENVR-40006

Units: 3.00

$595

Behavior Change Strategies for Sustainability This course focuses on the strategies and tools needed to change individual behavior and promote environmental protection. Students will learn how to asse...

Upcoming Start Dates:
Typically Offered: Winter, Summer

Community EngagementENVR-40005

Units: 3.00

$550

Community Engagement This course provides practitioners with the strategies, knowledge, and skills needed to develop a communications strategy that activates behavior change at the community level. Pa...

Upcoming Start Dates:
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Behavior Change Capstone ProjectENVR-40007

Units: 3.00

$695

Behavior Change Capstone Project Students will work on an applied behavior change project or program under the supervision of one or more instructors. Potential projects include: conceiving and design...

Upcoming Start Dates:
Typically Offered: Winter, Summer

Other Courses of Interest

Introduction to SustainabilityBUSA-40729

Units: 3.00

$595

Get an introduction to the basics of environmental sustainability - energy, transportation, water use, recycling, and natural resource life cycles. Discover ways individuals, organizations, and govern...

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Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Behavioral EconomicsENVR-40012

Units: 2.00

$550

Behavioral economics is the science of how and why people make the decisions they do. It s the study of what truly motivates us in the choices we make as consumers to the biases that affect our beha...

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Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Co-Designing ConservationENVR-40019

Units: 3.00

$550

Join the growing movement of environmental professionals working with their surrounding community to co-design the conservation programs that will impact them the most! Learn to co-design conservation...

Upcoming Start Dates:
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Contact Information

 Fiona O'Donnell-Lawson at unex-environmental@ucsd.edu

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Industry Certification

AICP members can earn Certification Maintenance (CM) credits for select courses.  For a list of additional UC San Diego Extension AICP CM Events go to American Planning Association

Advisory Board

Cecile Carson, MA

Vice President, Litter and Affiliate Relations

Keep America Beautiful

James Danoff-Burg, Ph.D.

Chief Operating Officer and Researcher

New Knowledge Organization Ltd.

Ayelet Gneezy, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Behavioral Sciences and Marketing

Rady School of Management, UCSD

Carlos Michelon, BS

Principal Water Resources Specialist

San Diego County Water Authority

Wesley Schultz, Ph.D.

Dean of Graduate Studies & Research and Professor

California State University, San Marcos

Tim Treadwell, MS

Director of Engineering, Research and Analysis

Center for Sustainable Energy

Patricia Winter, Ph.D.

Research Social Scientist

US Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station

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There is no fee when applying to this program. Students will be required to pay a $95 certificate fee upon enrollment into the program after acceptance.