Fall 2011 Sustainability Courses

For Fall 2011, Sustainable Duke compiled a list of courses that include sustainability topics, and the same list of courses with descriptions.  Below, there is also a selection of highlighted courses in which sustainability is the primary focus, as well as a list of University Writing Program courses with a sustainability focus. Please email us to suggest additional courses for the current, or upcoming semester.


Highlighted Courses:

Biology 173
People, Plants and Pollution
Cultural Antropology 191
Global Environmentalism and the Politics of Nature
Documentary Studies 172
Documenting the Environment
Economics 270
Resource and Environmental Economics and Policy
Environment 249
Green Futures
History 117 North American Environmental History
Law 234
Energy, Environment & Law
Law 298
Ocean and Coastal Law and Policy
Mechanical Engineering / Materials Science 265-06 Advanced Topics: Alternative Energy Analysis
Parish (Care of Parish) 240
Caring for Creation
Physical Education 98
Wilderness Trip Leading
Womens Studies 102
Food, Farming and Feminism

University Writing Courses with a Sustainability Focus:

Writing 20 - 10 21st Century Environmentalism
Writing 20 - 12, 13, 14 Writing Ocean Acidification
Writing 20 - 18, 19 Primate Cognition
Writing 20 - 36, 37, 38
Conservation of Biodiversity
Writing 20 - 54, 55 Writing Southeastern Ecosystem
Writing 20 - 60, 61, 62
Environmental Justice
Writing 20 - 84, 85, 86 Writing About Social Movements

View a more complete list here.

Every attempt was made to make this list as comprehensive as possible, if there are other courses that should be included, feel free to contact sustainability@duke.edu.