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Graduate Certificate in Sustainability Elective Courses

Students pursuing the Graduate Certificate in Sustainability must take two elective courses totaling at least 7 credits. Browse currently offered electives below.

Similar relevant courses may be substituted for the elective courses listed below. Please contact the Program Coordinator to request a substitute.

Currently offered electives

Department

Course Number

Course Name

 Credits

Civil Engineering

CE 581

The Columbia River as a System

4

 

CE 583

Estuarine Circulation

4

Economics

EC 517

Women in the Economy

4

 

EC 534

Business Environmental Management Economics

4

 

EC 550

Economics of Development

4

Educational Leadership and Policy

ELP 517

Ecological and Cultural Foundations of Learning

4

 

ELP 519

Sustainability Education

4

 

ELP 548

Advanced Global Political Ecology

4

 

ELP 550

Advanced Leadership for Sustainability

4

English

ENG 507

Postcolonial Ecology

4

 

ENG 507

Queer Ecologies

4

Environmental Science and Management

ESM 527

Watershed Biogeochemistry

4

 

ESM 528

Urban Ecology

4

 

ESM 529

Environmental Impact Assessment

4

 

ESM 534

Business Environmental Management Economics

4

 

ESM 590

Ecosystem Services & Sustainability: Toolbox

1

Geography

GEOG 542

Sustainable Cities

4

 

GEOG 546

Water Resource Management

4

 

GEOG 547

Urban Streams

4

 

GEOG 548

Urban Forest

4

History

HST 505B

Readings in Environmental History: The Nature of American Cities

4

Information Systems

ISQA 511

Sustainable Operations Management

4

Master of International Management

MIM 511

Global Business, Society and Ecology

4

Public Administration

PA 541

Social Entrepreneurship

3

 

PA 553

Sustainable Development Policy and Governance

3

 

PA 564

Current Issues in Environmental Policy and Administration

3

 

PA 565

Natural Resource Policy and Administration

3

 

PA 567

Energy Resources Policy and Administration

3

Social Work

SW 547

Social Work and Sustainability

3

Systems Science

SYSC 511

Systems Theory

4

Urban Studies and Planning

USP 518

Energy and Society

3

 

USP 529

Green Buildings 1

3

 

USP 544

Urban Transportation Planning

3

 

USP 545

Cities and Third World Development

3

 

USP 565

Pedestrian and Bicycle Planning

3

 

USP 569

Sustainable Cities and Regions

3

 

USP 590

Green Economics and Sustainable Development

3

 

Additional elective courses

The following courses are approved to use as electives, but are not currently offered. 

Department

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

Business Administration

BA 548

Global Business and Sustainability

4

Civil Engineering

CE 510

Environmental Cleanup and Restoration

4

Economics

EC 532

Environmental Economics

4

 

EC 533

Natural Resource Economics

4

 

EC 543

Global Environmental Economics

4

 

EC 544

Economics of Green Power

4

Environmental Science and Management

ESM 533

Natural Resource Economics

4

 

ESM 591

Ecosystem Services & Sustainability: Field Projects

4

 

ESM 543

Global Environmental Economics

4

Geography

GEOG 565

Tuscany: Sustainability in City and Country

4

 

GEOG 696

Dynamics of Ecosystem Services

4

History

HST 540

American Environmental History I

4

 

HST 541

American Environmental History II

4

International Studies

INTL 507

Global Sustainable Development

4

Management

MGMT 501

Carbon Management and Clean Tech

4

 

MGMT 507

Carbon Markets and Corporate Strategy

4

Master of International Management

MIM 521

Sustainability Metrics in Business

4

 

MIM 531

Product Design and Stewardship for Global Corporations

4

 

MIM 541

Stakeholder Management and Cross Sector Partnerships

4

Sociology

SOC 694

Social Practices and Ecosystems

4

Social Work

SW 545

Sustainability and Social Work

3

Urban Studies and Planning

USP 577/677

Urban Environmental Management

3

 

USP 581

Environmental Psychology

3

 

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