iCon: Sustaining Our World

Sustaining Our World

How can humans and nature coexist harmoniously, so that the needs of the present do not supersede those of the future? Sustaining our World explores the human relationship with the natural world through the eyes of natural science, social science, humanities, business, and the arts. Students examine topics related to environmental sustainability such as climate change, agriculture, supply chains, as well as environmental justice, economics, ethics, management, writing, and history. Understanding the interdependence between humans and the environment, students will become more deliberate, ethical, and thoughtful global citizens.

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There are a myriad of ways you can approach your general education experience here at North Central College. We are happy to provide you with outlines, course options, and iCon frameworks that will assist you in getting the most out of your education.

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