Jun 25, 2022  

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TTI 200 - Academic Sustainability Travel

Credits: 2
Includes 12 hours of on-campus instruction and 18 hours of academic travel at the determined location. Gains knowledge of the location prior to departure with the objective of developing a sustainability project. Presents final project to an applicable professional body after completion of travel. An honors option may be possible.

Prerequisite(s): None
Corequisite(s): None
Lecture Hours: 12 Lab Hours: 18
Meets MTA Requirement: None
Pass/NoCredit: No

Outcomes and Objectives
  1. Discuss the history and culture of an academic location.
    1. Identify literary and artistic works.
    2. Describe the agriculture.
    3. Explain the economic situation.
    4. Describe community health and development aspects.
  2. Summarize the architecture and geography of an academic travel location.
    1. Identify historical architecture.
    2. Detail existing sustainable projects and structures.
    3. Describe geographical features of the location.
  3. Prepare a Sustainability Assessment.
    1. Identify the needs of the people being affected or served.
    2. Identify available local materials.
    3. Compare available transportation methods.
    4. Analyze local construction methods.
    5. Propose a Sustainable Project.
  4. Complete academic travel to the location.
    1. Develop a new sustainable project for the location.
    2. Propose a plan to improve an in-place sustainable practice.
    3. Provide a plan for adapting a sustainable practice that is in-place at the travel location for use in the student's community.
    4. Work on an ongoing sustainable project at the travel location.
  5. Assess and present results.
    1. Rate success or feasibility of the project.
    2. Prepare presentation using presentation software and/or digital media.
    3. Relate the presentation to an applicable professional body.

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