Plan of Study: Sustainability Certificate

Program at a Glance

In the charts below, view the quarter offered and teaching format for all required and elective courses in this certificate.

 

Course Format Legend

I = In-Person

= Remote

= Online

H (I) = Hybrid (In-Person)

H (R) = Hybrid (Remote)

IS = Independent Study

For course format descriptions, see Instructional Formats.

The courses below are typically offered in the following quarters and instruction methods but are subject to change.

Required Courses (12 units)

Course Number and Title Units Fall Winter Spring Summer
ENVIRON X 400
Principles of Sustainability I:
Introduction
4 H (I) / O H (I) / O H (I) / O H (I) / O
MGMT X 401
Principles of Sustainability II:
Current Issues and Case Studies
4 O H (I)  O H (I)
ENVIRON X 402
Principles of Sustainability III:
Stakeholders and Engaging Communities
4 H (I) O H (I) O

Select Two Elective Courses (8 units minimum)

Elective courses are grouped below by area of focus. Click on each topic to view elective course offerings.

 

Course Number and Title Units Fall Winter Spring Summer
GEOG XL 1
Earth's Physical Environment
5   O    
GEOG XL 5
People and the Earth's Ecosystem
5 O      
PUB PLC X 460.5
Renewable Energy Economics and Policy
4 O   O  
PUB PLC X 461
Climate Change, Energy, and the Environment
4   O   O
ENVIRON X 14
The Ocean Environment: An Ecosystem Perspective
4     O  
ENVIRON XL M133
Environmental Sociology
4       O

 

 

Course Number and Title Units Fall Winter Spring Summer
MGMT X 403
Strategic Social Impact
4   H (I)   H (I)
ENVIRON X 405
Supply Chain Sustainability
4 H (I)   H (I)  
C&EE X 438.8
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design
4 O I O I
C&EE X 438.9
Sustainability Energy and Management
4   I    
MGMT X 423.423
Integrating Sustainability Into Financial Reporting
4   O    
MGMT X 481.5
Global Business Practices in Sustainability
4 H (I)   H (I)  
EC ENGR X 425.10
The Solar Energy Solution: Harnessing Solar Power into the Home and Office
4 R   R  

 

 

Course Number and Title Units Fall Winter Spring Summer
PUB PLC X 477
Food Justice
4   O    
PUB PLC X 478
Sustainable Food and Agriculture
4       H (R)
URBN PL XLC 216
Food Studies Graduate Certificate Colloquium
4        
BIOLGY X 498.10
Green Gardens: Sustainable Garden Practice
4       R
BIOLGY X 499.3A
Building a Garden Ecology with CA Natives
4 H (I)      

 

 

Course Number and Title Units Fall Winter Spring Summer
PUB PLC X 495
Sustainability Internship
4 Independent Study Independent Study Independent Study Independent Study

 

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