ES 384

Systems Theory: An Introduction to Natural and Social Systems

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Formerly: ES 414

Enables each participant to grasp the fundamental principles of systems theory, and provides a foundation for further exploration and application of systems concepts. Examines concepts such as cybernetics, holism, boundaries, negative and positive feedback, self-organization and transformation. Students will learn to apply these principles to both natural and social systems.

Note:

  • Credit will be granted for only one of ES 384, ES 400D (if taken in Sep 1989 - Apr 1990), ES 414.

Prerequisites:

Undergraduate course in Environmental Studies offered by the School of Environmental Studies in the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Schedules:
Summer 2018 Fall 2018 Spring 2019

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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