Gain an introduction to sustainable transportation while examining the movement of both passengers and goods. Understand the impacts on the community, and learn about different sustainable transportation solutions and how to mitigate community impacts. These pathways will enable you to find and implement intelligent transportation strategies in our local area that you can demonstrate how the health of the community is improved, and create new start-up industries in an area that needs the solutions the most.
The elements covered in this course will span the disciplines of business, science, and engineering to prepare you with sought after skills that are normally only gained after years into a career. Upon completion, you will be fully prepared to enter the workforce as an entrepreneur with a broad knowledge of sustainable transportation solutions.
Learning Format Hybrid
Duration 6 months
*Duration times can vary, talk to your student success coach for more information.
Total Units 6 Units
How to become an entrepreneur promoting technologies based in sustainable transportation
Work with mentors to develop plans for your own startup company
Entry to a pitch competition for a chance to win up to $20,000 to start your own business
Develop a network of peers and collaborators to advance your career
Entrepreneurs or individuals thinking of start a career or business in the transportation industry.
Applicant must be over 17 years old, with a good command of the English language
Participants should be familiar with basic science fundamentals (math, biology, and chemistry)
Applicant must be based in the United States, and attend in class sessions at the University of California, Riverside and nearby laboratories
Submit your application online; only applications submitted through the application website will be accepted - no exceptions!
Additional information can be submitted if required
Part 1 - Introduction Module (Online)
Introduction to Sustainable Transportation and Associated Community Impacts (2 units)
Part 2 – Main Program (Hybrid)
Sustainable Transportation Solutions and Community Impact Mitigation (3 units)
Entrepreneurship in Sustainable Transportation, Agriculture and Clean Technology Innovations (1 unit)