Other Semesters

The following is the complete list of sustainability electives. These are courses that are either being offered currently or have been offered in recent semesters. They are likely to be offered again in the near future, but this is not guaranteed. 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.

  • Alternative Energy Devices and Materials (EE)
  • American Wilderness (AMST)
  • Analysis and Modeling of Hydrologic Systems (CE)
  • Animal Encounters (ANTH)
  • Aquatic Ecology
  • Aquatic Ecology Laboratory
  • Biogeochemistry and Ecosystem Ecology (BIOS)
  • Business of Energy (ENER)
  • Communicating Climate Science (EDUC @SMC)
  • Concepts of Energy and the Environment (PHYS)
  • Corporate Sustainability Reporting (BAUG)
  • Earth Focus (PHYS)
  • Electrical and Hybrid Vehicles (EE)
  • Electrochemistry (CBE)
  • Energy and Climate (CBE)
  • Energy and Society (PHYS)
  • Energy Climate and Social Change (CSC)
  • Energy Law (LAW)
  • Environmental Aquatic Chemistry (CE)
  • Environmental Chemistry (CHEM)
  • Environmental Justice (PHIL)
  • Environmental Law (LAW)
  • Environmental Microbiology (CE)
  • Environmental Philosophy (PHIL)
  • Environmental Systems I (ARCH)
  • Ethics of Sustainability (PHIL)
  • Fundamentals of Conservation (BIOS)
  • General Ecology (BIOS)
  • Germany and the Environment (GE)
  • Global Change, Water, and Energy (CE)
  • GLOBES: Global Change and Civilization (ANTH)
  • GLOBES: Humans and the Global Environment (BIOS)
  • Green Japan (HIST)
  • Introduction to Ecological Horticulture (SUS)
  • Introduction to Environmental Engineering (CE)
  • Land Use Policy and Practice (FIN)
  • Literature and Ecology (ENGL)
  • Photovoltaic System Design for Engineers (AME)
  • Planet Earth (SC)
  • Plant Science (BIOS)
  • Politics of Environmental Issues (POLS in London)
  • Population Dynamics (SOC)
  • Practicum in Field Environmental Biology-Galapagos Islands (BIOS)
  • Reading Laudato Si in an African Context (SUS)
  • Science Technology and Society (STV)
  • Science, Theology, and Creation (THEO)
  • Self, Society, and Environment (SOC)
  • Seminar: The New Thoreau (SUS)
  • Social Factors and Sustainability (ARCH)
  • Solutions: Science, Policy, and Saving the Planet (POLS)
  • Special Research in Sustainable Design and Building Technology (ARCH)
  • Sustainability and Collapse (ANTH)
  • Sustainability at Notre Dame and in the Holy Cross Charism (SUS)
  • Sustainable Development in a Changing World (CE)
  • Sustainable Development: The Role of Business (BAET)
  • Synergoi (THEO)
  • The Business of Energy (BA)
  • The Early Modern Climate (HIST)
  • The Geopolitics of Energy (POLS)
  • The Global Environment (HIST)
  • The Marine Environment (BIOS)
  • Theology for a Fragile Earth (THEO)
  • Theology of Nature (THEO)
  • Topics in Sustainable Business (BAET)
  • Transportation Engineering (CE)
  • U.S. Environmental History (HIST)
  • Walking Beijing (PSY)
  • Water Chemistry and Treatment (CE)
  • Water, Disease, and Global Health (CE)