Curriculum

Introduction

One of the primary functions of colleges and universities is to educate students. By training and educating future leaders, scholars, workers, and professionals; higher education institutions are uniquely positioned to understand and address sustainability challenges. Institutions that offer courses covering sustainability issues help equip their students to lead society to a sustainable future.

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Geography BA/BS

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA)

Geography offers students the opportunity to study the dynamics of global and local environmental change and to place their local experience in a global perspective. Physical geography involves studying the ...

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Design in Historic Preservation

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA)

The UMass Amherst Historic Preservation Program, part of the Department of Architecture, offers a unique opportunity for advanced study in historic preservation at this major public university, with the benefits ...

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Environmental Health Sciences MPH

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA)

The M.P.H. degree program provides graduate education for practicing professionals with relevant environmental health-related experience and students with an interest in gaining knowledge and experience in this scientific ...

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Environmental Health Sciences MS

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA)

Students in the MS program should have previous training in the basic sciences. Undergraduate major degrees are usually in biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics, or environmental sciences (or any of the ...

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Landscape Architecture MLA

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA)

Students are trained to design sustainable landscapes that balance human needs with ecological concerns. In our courses, we work with clients from state agencies, local communities and non-profit organizations. It ...

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Plant & Soil Sciences MS

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA)

The UMass Plant and Soil Sciences program prepares students to tackle real-world problems from a sustainability perspective by integrating and applying the knowledge they learn from different disciplines. This program ...

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Plant & Soil Sciences PhD

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA)

The UMass Plant and Soil Sciences program prepares students to tackle real-world problems from a sustainability perspective by integrating and applying the knowledge they learn from different disciplines. This program ...

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Resource Economics MS

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA)

The Master's program prepares our students for careers in marketing, resource-based industries such as electric utilities and petroleum, government environmental policy positions, and economic consulting. Doctoral program graduates typically ...

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Resource Economics PhD

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA)

The Master's program prepares our students for careers in marketing, resource-based industries such as electric utilities and petroleum, government environmental policy positions, and economic consulting. Doctoral program graduates typically ...

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Graduate Certificate in Climate Change, Hazards & Green Infrastructure Planning

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA)

The Graduate Certificate in Climate Change, Hazards and Green Infrastructure Planning provides students with a credential showing that they have unique skills in one of the most pressing topic areas ...

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Graduate Certificate/Concentration in Wind Power Engineering

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA)

The Graduate Certificate/Concentration in Wind Power Engineering is the first ever wind energy certificate/concentration program in the U.S. This 15 credit program offers a unique opportunity for ...

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Graduate Certificate in Cultural Landscape Management

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA)

Cultural landscape management draws on a body of knowledge and skills developed in the fields of landscape architecture, planning, heritage conservation, historic preservation, public history, and anthropology over the last ...

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Social Justice Education Graduate Certificate in Teaching

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA)

The Social Justice Education Graduate Certificate in Teaching for Diversity has two tracks: Track A is designed for graduate students teaching undergraduate diversity or social justice courses on this campus ...

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Five College Native American and Indigenous Studies

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA)

Students in the Five College Native American and Indigenous Studies (NAIS) certificate program draw on the resources of not one campus but five, benefiting from a wide variety of courses ...

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Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering Technology

  • College of Lake County (IL)

This Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) program provides instruction in air conditioning, heating and refrigeration. Introductory courses in electricity, electric motors and theory of refrigeration are included. Advanced work ...

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Sustainable Fashion Production

  • George Brown College (ON)

This Sustainable Fashion Production graduate certificate program prepares graduates to apply sustainability to the pre-production and manufacturing process for apparel. Pre-production analysis, selection of appropriate techniques and technology, flow and ...

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Interdisciplinary Design Strategy (Postgraduate) at the Institute Without Boundaries Program (G414)

  • George Brown College (ON)

This program delves into the methods and practices of design research, strategy, sustainability and social innovation. It is a unique educational experience offered by George Brown College in partnership with ...

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Marine Conservation, B.S.

  • Florida Institute of Technology (FL)

Students build a strong foundation in biology and a well-rounded background in conservation science and ecological principles. With an emphasis on marine systems, students in the program learn how to ...

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Aviation Environmental Science Minor

  • Florida Institute of Technology (FL)

College of Aviation students have a new Aviation Environmental Science Minor option. The four required courses are: AVM 1000 Introduction to Aviation or AVT 1001 Aeronautics 1, AVM 3201 Aviation ...

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Environmental and Informal Science Education

  • Florida Institute of Technology (FL)

The master of science in environmental and informal science education develops and enhances knowledge of subject matter and educational theory, research and practice in environmental education or informal science education ...

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Geography BA/BS

  • University of Victoria (BC)

UVic Geography is taught in four areas: biophysical systems, human geography and development, geomatics, and environment and sustainability. Geography is literally “the study of the world,” examining the complex and ...

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Earth and Ocean Sciences

  • University of Victoria (BC)

The School of Earth and Ocean Sciences offers honours and major degrees. Given our interdisciplinary nature, we also have a number of joint degrees offered with other departments. All of ...

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Indigenous Studies

  • University of Victoria (BC)

The Major program strongly emphasizes experiential and land-based learning. Through core course offerings, students will be exposed to pedagogical, methodological, and theoretical approaches centered on Indigenous knowledges and perspectives.

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Social Justice Studies Minor

  • University of Victoria (BC)

The Social Justice Studies program helps advance UVic's vision by promoting civic engagement and global citizenship as well as valuing equal rights and dignity of all persons. The program ...

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Indigenous Community Development and Governance

  • University of Victoria (BC)

The diploma in Indigenous Community Development and Governance (ICDG) was founded on the vision of Indigenous leaders and administrators. The program's purpose is to train and strengthen the capacity ...

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Marine Science

  • University of Victoria (BC)

A degree in biology (BIOL) at UVic provides a unique opportunity to specialize in Marine Sciences—the ocean is everywhere at UVic, and if it's your passion, our department ...

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Geography MA/MS

  • University of Victoria (BC)

At UVic, the diverse research opportunities provide great connections with local and international research partners. The Geography department has research strengths in coastal systems, human geography, physical geography, resource management ...

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Geography PhD

  • University of Victoria (BC)

At UVic, the diverse research opportunities provide great connections with local and international research partners. The Geography department has research strengths in coastal systems, human geography, physical geography, resource management ...

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Indigenous Language Revitalization MA

  • University of Victoria (BC)

The MILR is offered as an MA (with thesis) or MEd (with major project and comprehensive exam). The Graduate Certificate in Indigenous Language Revitalization is an early exit option available ...

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Indigenous Governance (MAIG)

  • University of Victoria (BC)

Students admitted into the Master of Art in Indigenous Governance (MAIG) program complete 10.5 units of coursework and 4.5 units for the community governance project. The program is ...

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Graduate Certificate in Indigenous Nationhood

  • University of Victoria (BC)

The graduate certificate in Indigenous Nationhood brings together UVic faculty from Indigenous Governance, Political Science, and Law.

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Environmental Science & Management BS

  • Cal Poly Humboldt (CA)

Through an interdisciplinary approach to interactions between the biological/physical world and human institutions, students will (1) apply science to understanding ecosystems and natural resources; (2) understand the policy and ...

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Environmental Science & Management Certificate

  • Cal Poly Humboldt (CA)

Through an interdisciplinary approach to interactions between the biological/physical world and human institutions, students will (1) apply science to understanding ecosystems and natural resources; (2) understand the policy and ...

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Environmental & Natural Resources Planning Minor

  • Cal Poly Humboldt (CA)

Planners must understand the complexity and dynamics of a biophysical world and work within the context of human social, political, cultural, and economic systems that impose demands on natural resources ...

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Environmental Studies

  • Haverford College (PA)

The Bi-Co ES major cultivates in students the capacity to identify and confront key environmental issues through a blend of multiple disciplines, encompassing historical, cultural, economic, political, scientific, and ethical ...

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Sustainable Living

  • University of Tasmania

The Diploma of Sustainable Living allows you to pursue a passion for sustainability, in whatever that means for you, through a range of exciting, multi-disciplinary study options. Specifically developed for ...

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Natural Environment and Wilderness Studies BS

  • University of Tasmania

This wide, interdisciplinary degree will enable you to contribute your skills and experience to a wide variety of occupations in a wide variety of places. Every nation, regardless of their ...

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Environmental Science BAS

  • University of Tasmania

The Bachelor of Applied Science (Environmental Science) is a multi-disciplinary degree combining the disciplines of biology, chemistry, ecology and geography complemented with studies in environmental policy and management. The Environmental ...

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Master of Environmental Management

  • University of Tasmania

Environmental managers work around the world tackling a wide range of challenges with global relevance, and local impacts. This can include threatened species management in both developed and developing countries ...

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Master of Marine and Antarctic Science

  • University of Tasmania

As a gateway to Antarctica and with a natural marine laboratory on your doorstep, the University of Tasmania provides an ideal base to study for a career in marine biology ...

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Master of Protected Area Governance and Management

  • University of Tasmania

This course equips students with the knowledge and skills required by contemporary protected area professionals working in middle or senior governance or management roles. This course covers governance, planning and ...

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Graduate Certificate in Protected Area Planning

  • University of Tasmania

This course equips students with the knowledge and skills required by contemporary protected area planners. This course covers planning practice in government, private and community-based protected areas.

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Integrated Studies BA

  • Florida Gulf Coast University (FL)

The B.A. in Integrated Studies combines courses across programs in order to produce deep learning and a better understanding of the interrelationships between academic subjects. Sustainability and civic engagement ...

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Environmental Geology BS

  • Florida Gulf Coast University (FL)

The Environmental Geology BS combines the traditional geology curriculum with ecological, environmental, and marine science courses to provide students with breadth and depth of knowledge that can be applied to ...

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Marine Science BS

  • Florida Gulf Coast University (FL)

This interdisciplinary program combines aspects of biology, chemistry, geology, mathematics, and physics in order to provide a well grounded education in the natural sciences, and it applies a systems approach ...

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Environmental Education Minor

  • Florida Gulf Coast University (FL)

Students must meet with a college advisor or declare a minor and review the course requirements. A grade of C or higher is required for all courses in the minor ...

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Peace & Social Justice Minor

  • Florida Gulf Coast University (FL)

Students must meet with a college advisor to declare a minor and review the course requirements. A grade of C or higher is required for all courses in the minor ...

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Urban and Regional Studies BA

  • Cleveland State University (OH)

The Urban and Regional Studies major entails the study of America's cities, metropolitan areas, and their people. Students learn about the cultural, political, and historical aspects of urban living ...

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Sustainable Urban Development Minor

  • Cleveland State University (OH)

The Levin College offers minors in Urban Studies, Sustainable Urban Development, Environmental Studies, and Nonprofit Administration. Choosing an appropriate minor can enhance students' educational experience and add a new dimension ...

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Environmental Engineering MS

  • Cleveland State University (OH)

The Master of Science in Environmental Engineering degree is offered through the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering in the Washkewicz College of Engineering. This program represents the engineering component ...

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