Sustainability Science Courses (Geographical and Sustainability Sciences) (SUST)

This is the first version of the 2024–25 General Catalog. Please check back regularly for changes. The final edition and the historical PDF will be published during the fall semester.

SUST Courses

This is a list of courses with the subject code SUST. For more information, see Geographical and Sustainability Sciences (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences) in the catalog.

SUST:2013 Introduction to Sustainability 3 s.h.

Introduction to sustainability knowledge, skills, and habits as a means to shape one's vision of a sustainable citizen; emphasis on basic skills of literacy, applied math, and finding information; traditional sustainability knowledge areas related to society, economy, and environment; intersecting themes (e.g., informed consumerism, eco-economics, and livable environments). GE: Sustainability. GE: Social Sciences. Same as BUS:2013, GEOG:2013, URP:2013.

SUST:4200 Sustainability as a System Science 3 s.h.

Investigation of social, environmental, and economic sustainability in systems across the planet with a focus on food, energy, and water nexus; geographical and temporal trade-offs, unintended consequences, impacts quantification, role of public and private sectors, conceptual modeling of key system drivers and their interactions, nested systems, and system relations. Same as GEOG:4200.