Certificate in Sustainability and Environmental Impact

General

Program Description

Overview

  • Duration: 12 weeks
  • Language: English
  • Terms: Fall, Spring,
  • Credit: 16

The 17 Sustainable Development Goals established by the United Nations were established as a map to guide for action-oriented people who understand the need to work on a balance of economic, environmental and social forces and programs needed to develop this wonderful world we live in. These are just some of the topics at stake.

Choose 4 of the following courses for a Certificate in:

Sustainability and Environmental impact

  • Sustainable Development and Environmental awareness
  • Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems
  • Climate Change and adaptations
  • Costa Rican Environmental Policy
  • Sustainable Consumption and Production
  • Environmental Impact and Social development
  • Gender and Sustainability
  • Sustainable Lifestyles
  • Sustainability and resource management in the ancient world
  • Biotechnology and Sustainability (Spring)

* If a student comes during a Term which has Easter week the program is a week longer and will have to pay an extra week for their homestay.

** Optional Spanish Learning course added to cost (deduct $865 if not chosen)

Last updated Dec 2019

About the School

For the past 25 years, thousands of students from around the world have enjoyed the wonderful uniqueness of VERITAS’ Study Abroad experience. A perfect blend between academics and cultural experience ... Read More

For the past 25 years, thousands of students from around the world have enjoyed the wonderful uniqueness of VERITAS’ Study Abroad experience. A perfect blend between academics and cultural experience set in one of the most biodiverse countries in the world, Costa Rica. Read less