Teams of scientists, researchers, and innovators across the disciplines and various sectors are working together to solve the twenty-first century’s grand challenges. Whether tackling declining biodiversity or building sustainable cities, the solutions to these problems require teams of specialists across multiple fields of expertise working together. Taking a localized approach to grand challenges, this project-based course will explore and propose solutions to topical regional issues - i.e. affordable housing, green transportation, food security, and resource development - from an interdisciplinary perspective.


45 credits of 100-level or higher coursework including one of the following research methods courses: ABA 312, CMNS 260, 262, DSGN 325, 326, EDUC 373, 473, LAW 210, LBST 200, 201, 330, PSYC 213 or TOUR 327

Course Outlines

Please note: Course outlines of record posted may vary from the section syllabus distributed by each instructor (e.g. textbooks, assignments, timing of midterms).

Effective Term
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