The following sustainability courses will be offered in Spring 2019. The home department is typically listed in parentheses. If sustainability students can only enroll under the SUS cross-list, then the course is listed as SUS. Please note that some classes have prerequisites. New courses are in bold.

  • Sustainability Principles and Practice (SUS)

Design (SUS1)

  • Analysis and Modeling of Hydrologic Systems (CE)
  • Energy Performance of Buildings (ARCH)
  • Physical-Chemical Water Treatment Processes (CE)
  • Sustainability Performance in Heritage Architecture (ARCH)


Impacts (SUS2)

  • Arctic Environmental Change (STV)
  • Concepts of Energy and Environment (PHYS)*
  • Environmental Aquatic Chemistry (CE)
  • Environmental Microbiology (CE)
  • Environmental Chemistry (CHEM)*
  • Fundamentals of Conservation (BIOS)*
  • General Ecology (BIOS)
  • Global Change, Water & Energy (CE)
  • Intro to Ecological Horticulture (SUS)
  • Population Dynamics (SOC)
  • The Marine Environment (BIOS)*


Social Institutions (SUS3)

  • Communicating Climate Science (EDUC @ SMC)
  • Energy in Modern American Life (HIST)*
  • Environmental Economics & Policy (ECON)
  • Geopolitics of Energy (POLS)
  • Green Japan (HIST)*
  • Land Use Policy and Practice (FIN)
  • Solutions: Science, Policy & Saving the Planet (POLS)
  • Sustainable Development in a Changing World (CE)
  • Sustainable Development: The Role of Business (MGTO)
  • The Business of Energy (ENER)
  • Topics in Sustainable Business (MGTO)
  • Urban Climate Adaptation (SUS)

Individual Behavior & Values (SUS4)

  • Literature: Nature: Now (ENGL)
  • Nature and the Community (WR 13200-01)*
  • Reading Laudato Si in an African Context (IIPS)
  • Rhetoric of the Anthropocene (WR13100-11)*
  • Theology and Ecology (THEO)*

*Can double-count as university requirements