Courses & Academic Programs

Sustainability Courses

The following is a list of courses that are either focused on or related to sustainability. If you teach or have taken a course that is missing from the list below, please email scasey@ucsc.edu.

Sustainability Courses 16-17 

Sustainability Programs & Departments

In addition to the Sustainability Minor, which allows students from any discipline to incorporate sustainability into their academic studies, many other academic departments offer sustainability courses or courses that include sustainability.

Sustainability Programs & Departments

Curriculum Resources for Faculty

The following resources and learning activities are designed to help students understand sustainability and empower their participation in forming solutions to urgent societal challenges.

Global Climate Leadership Curriculum Workshops - Faculty can earn up to $1200 for incorporating climate change or sustainability into existing curriculum.

Beginner's Toolkit - Beginner's guide to integrate sustainability into curriculum. (Carleton College)

Teaching Activities- Hundreds of example activities to teach sustainability across disciplines. (Carleton College)

Key Components of Sustainability Assignments -  Pedagogical framework and learning outcomes for developing sustainability assignments.

Campus & Course Conversations - A resource for learning Civil Discourse & Civic Engagement for a sustainable energy future.

Power Dialog - Civic engagement learning activity about our key energy policies, invites faculty and student participation.