Sustainability Courses

All undergraduate degree students matriculating in Fall 2015 or later must meet a General Education requirement in sustainability. To meet this requirement, students must complete a course, curriculum, or co-curricular module prior to graduation that has been approved by the Faculty Senate's Sustainability Curriculum Review Committee.

The following special topics courses and permanent courses meet the sustainability requirement.

Special Topics Courses

CHEM 095 - when the topic is Environmental Risk
CIS 096 - when the topic is Cybersecurity Law and Policy
ENGS 005 - when the topic is Writing Science, Nature, and Sustainability
ENGS 051 - when the topic is Writing Science, Nature, and Sustainability
ENVS 095 - when the topic is Eco-Reps: Env Resp Behavior
ENVS 150/PRT 188/NR 185 - when the topic is Sustainable Development & Ecotourism in Cost Rica
ENVS 195 - when the topic is Energy Action Seminar; Env Entrepreneurship; or Climate Justice & Advocacy
ENVS 204 - when the topic is Creating EnvSusCommunities
ENVS 295 - when the topic is Circumpolar World; Adaptation to Climate Change; Community-based Nat Res Mgt; or Sustainability Education
GEOG 190 - when the topic is Politics of Land Use: Ecuador
GEOL 095 - when the topic is How the Earth Works
HCOL 185 - when the topic is Political Economy for a Finite Planet; Ecological Design in an Urban Watershed; Climate Change, Complexity and Society; Environment, Ecocriticism, and the Challenge of Being Global; or Plants on the Move
HCOL 186 - when the topic is Ecology for Sustainability; Transforming Earth: Anthropogenic Drivers of Environmental Change; Integrated Challenges of Biological Invasions; Soils and Sustainable Civilization; Global Warming and Health; or Philosophy of the Environment
NFS 295 - when the topic is Sustain Food Purch Lg Scle Op
NR 195 - when the topic is Foundations of Sustainability
PBIO 095 - when the topic is Plants on the Move
PHIL 010 - when the topic is Ethics of Eating
POLS 196 - when the topic is Cyber Policy and Conflict
REL 195 - when the topic is Religious Perspectives on Sustainability
WLIT 017 - when the topic is Ulrich Grober's Sustainability: A Cultural History

ANTH 021 D2:SU: Cultural Anthropology 3
ANTH 024 D2:SU: Prehistoric Archaeology 3
ANTH 059 D2:SU: Culture and Environment 3
BCOR 102 SU:Ecology and Evolution 0,4
BSAD 263 SU:Environmntl & Social Rprtng 3
CDAE 002 D2:SU:World Food,Pop & Develop 3
CDAE 061 SU:Principles of Comm Dev 3
CDAE 168 SU:Marketing:Com Entrepreneurs 3
CE 003 SU:Intro to Civil & Envir Engr 0,2
CE 132 SU: Environmental Systems 3
CE 151 SU: Water & Wastewater Engr 3
CE 185 SU: Capstone Design I 3
CLAS 150 SU:Sustainability Cultural Hst 3
EC 040 D2:SU:Econ of Globalization 3
EC 133 SU:Economics Envirnmntl Policy 3
EE 113 SU: Electric Energy Systems 0-4
ENSC 001 SU: Intro Environmental Sci 3
ENSC 274 SU:Climate Chg: Sci & Percept 3
ENVS 001 SU:Intro to Envrnmtl Studies 0,4
ENVS 002 D2:SU:International Env Stdies 0,4
ENVS 107 SU: Human Health & Envirnmt 3
ENVS 188 SU:Sustainability Science 3
ENVS 189 SU: Intro to Systems Thinking 3
ENVS 212 SU:Advanced Agroecology 0-4
GEOG 050 D2:SU:World Regional Geog 3
GEOG 070 SU: Space, Place and Society 3
GEOG 145 SU: Geography of Water 3
GEOG 154 D2:SU:Geography of Development 3
GEOL 006 SU: How the Earth Works 3
GEOL 007 SU: Earth Hazards 0,3
GEOL 110 SU: Earth Materials 0,4
GEOL 161 SU:Field Methods in Geophysics 0-4
GERM 052 SU: Intermediate 3
GRS 001 D2:SU:Intro to Global Studies 3
HLTH 107 SU:Human Health & the Envirnmt 3
ME 042 SU: Applied Thermodynamics 3
MMG 002 SU:Unseen Wrlds:Microbes & You 3
MMG 230 D2:SU:Adv St Emerg Infec Dis 3
NFS 073 D2:SU:Farm to Table: Food Sys 3
NR 009 SU:VT: Natural & Cultural Hst 0,4
NR 102 SU:Water as a Natural Resource 3
NR 107 SU:Human Health & the Envirnmt 3
NURS 200 SU: Health and Sustainability 3
PBIO 004 SU: Intro to Botany 0,4
PBIO 006 SU: The Green World 3
PBIO 133 SU:How Plants Can Save World 3
PHYS 009 SU: Energy and the Environment 3
POLS 130 SU: U.S.Environmental Politics 3
POLS 180 SU:Comparative Envir Pol 3
PRT 230 SU: Ecotourism 3
PSS 021 SU: Intro to Ecological Agr 3
PSS 161 SU:Fundmntls of Soil Science 0,4
PSS 212 SU: Advanced Agroecology 0,4
SOC 001 SU: Introduction to Sociology 3
SOC 121 SU:Sociology of Disaster 3
SPAN 111 SU:Race,Identity&Migrant Labor 3
VS 052 SU:Sustainable Vermont 3
WFB 074 SU: Wildlife Conservation 3