Sustainability Course List

In UNL's 2014 submission of Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System to AASHE, a non-comprehensive list of courses was developed. This course list is broken down into three categories: sustainability related, focused, and immersive experience. You can find out how these categories were developed here.

If you are a faculty member and you have a course that fits the sustainability criteria, please contact the Office of Sustainability. The link to the survey will be available soon.

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Sustainability Related Courses

College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
AECN 265 Resource and Environmental Economics I 3
AECN 345 Policy Issues in Agriculture and Natural Resources 3
AECN 357 Natural Resources and Environmental Law 3
AECN 367 Agricultural Development in Developing Countries 3
AECN 376 Rural Community Economics 3
AECN 388 Ethics in Agriculture and Natural Resources 3
AECN 420 International Food and Agricultural Trade 3
AECN 425 Agricultural Marketing in a Multinational Environment 3
AECN 445 Agricultural and Natural Resource Policy Analysis 3
AECN 456/856 Environmental Law 3
AECN 457/857 Water Law 3
AECN 465/865 Resource and Environmental Economics II 3
AGEN 100 Introduction to Biological Engineering and Agricultural Engineering 1
AGEN 344 Biological and Environmental Transport Processes 3
AGEN 350 Soil and Water Resources Engineering 3
AGRI 103 Introduction to Agricultural and Natural Resources Systems 3
AGRI 115 Biotechnology: Food, Health and Environment 3
AGRI 192 Justin Smith Morrill Scholars Seminar 1-2
AGRO 160 Current Topics in Plant Protection I 1
AGRO 245 Introduction to Grassland Ecology and Management 3
AGRO 260 Current Topics in Plant Protection II 1
AGRO 305 Geography of Agriculture 3
AGRO 361 Soils, Environment and Water Quality 3
AGRO 427/827 Turfgrass Systems Management 3
ALEC 108 Food in Society 3
ALEC 125 Land, Food and People 3
ALEC 136 Fundamentals of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Communication 3
ALEC 350 Agriculture, the Environment & Science in the Media 3
ALEC 388 Ethics In Agriculture and Natural Resources 3
ALEC 410/810 Environmental Leadership 3
ALEC 495B Internship in Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Communication 3
FDST 415/815 Molds and Mycotoxins in Food, Feed, and the Human Environment 3
HORT 160 Current Topics in Plant Protection I 1
HORT 200 Landscape and Environmental Appreciation 3
HORT 305 Geography of Agriculture 3
HORT 427/827 Geography of Agriculture 3
LARC 200 Landscape and Environmental Appreciation 3
LARC 487 Introduction to Landscape Ecology 3
LIBR 110A Introduction to Agricultural and Natural Resources Systems 1
NREE 265 Resource and Environmental Economics I 3
NREE 357 Natural Resource and Environmental Law 3
NREE 445 Agricultural and Natural Resource Policy Analysis 3
NREE 456/856 Environmental Law 3
NREE 457/857 Water Law 3
NREE 465/865 Resource and Environmental Economics II 3
NRES 103 Introduction to Agricultural and Natural Resources Systems 3
NRES 104 Climate in Crisis 3
NRES 111 Natural Resource Conservation in Society 3
NRES 163 Oh My Cod: Exploring Aquatic Ecology Careers 1
NRES 170 Introduction to Great Plains Studies 3
NRES 220 Principles of Ecology 3
NRES 222 Ecology Laboratory 1
NRES 245 Introduction to Grassland Ecology and Management 3
NRES 260 Environmental Communication Skills 3
NRES 281 Introduction to Water Science 3
NRES 289 People and the Land: Human Environmental Interactions on the Great Plains 3
NRES 310 Introduction to Forest Management 4
NRES 316 Case Studies in Theoretical Ecology 3
NRES 319 Fundamentals of Environmental Sampling 2
NRES 320 Fundamentals of Environmental Sampling Laboratory 1
NRES 323 Natural Resources Policy 3
NRES 361 Soils, Environment and Water Quality 3
NRES 370 Basic and Applied Climatology 3
NRES 380 Geography of Africa 3
NRES 408/808 Microclimate: The Biological Environment 3
NRES 413/813 Environmental Leadership 3
NRES 417/817 Agroforestry Systems in Sustainable Agriculture 3
NRES 424/824 Forest Ecology 4
NRES 431/831 Waterfowl Ecology and Management 3
NRES 451 Soil Environmental Chemistry 3
NRES 467/867 Global Climate Change 3
NRES 481 Steam and River Ecology 4
NRES 487 Introduction to Landscape Ecology 3
NRES 873/473 Ecological Anthropology 3
PLPT 160 Current Topics in Plant Protection I 1
PLPT 250 Biotechnology: From Science to Society 3
PLPT 260 Current Topics in Plant Protection II 1
PLPT 475 Agricultural Biosecurity 3
SOIL 361 Soils, Environment and Water Quality 3
TLMT 427/827 Turfgrass Systems Management 3
VBMS 488 Exploration of Production Medicine 2
WATS 281 Introduction to Water Science 3
WATS 361 Soils, Environment and Water Quality 3
WATS 457 Water Law 3
WATS 465 Resource and Environmental Economics II 3
WATS 481/881 Steam and River Ecology 4
College of Arts & Sciences
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
ANTH 170 Introduction to Great Plains Studies 3
ANTH 261 Conflict and Conflict Resolution 3
ANTH 473/873 Ecological Anthropology 3
BIOS 203 Bioethics 3
BIOS 207 Ecology and Evolution 4
BIOS 220 Principles of Ecology 3
BIOS 232 Ecological Isses in the Great Plains 3
BIOS 316 Case Studies in Theoretical Ecology 3
BIOS 457/857 Ecosystem Ecology 4
BIOS 481 Steam and River Ecology 4
ENGL 317 Literature and the Environment 3
ENTO 160 Current Topics in Plant Protection I 1
ENTO 260 Current Topics in Plant Protection II 1
ENVR 101 Environmental Studies Orientation 1
ENVR 499A Environmental Studies Senior Thesis I 1
ENVR 499B Environmental Studies Senior Thesis II 2
ENVR 499H Honors: Environmental Studies Senior Thesis I & II 3
ETHN 380 Geography of Africa 3
GEOG 101 Discover Geography 1
GEOG 120 Introductory Economic Geography 3
GEOG 140 Introductory Human Geography 3
GEOG 170 Introduction to Great Plains Studies 3
GEOG 181 Quality of the Environment 3
GEOG 200 Landscape and Environmental Appreciation 3
GEOG 281 Introduction to Water Science 3
GEOG 289 People and the Land: Human Environmental Interactions on the Great Plains 3
GEOG 305 Geography of Agriculture 3
GEOG 375 Geography of Asia 3
GEOG 378 Geography of Latin America 3
GEOG 380 Geography of Africa 3
GEOG 435/835 Cultural Survival: Indigenous People’s Rights 3
GLST 160 International Relations 3
GPSP 170 Introduction to Great Plains Studies 3
HORT 200 Current Topics in Plant Protection II 1
MATH 316 Case Studies in Theoretical Ecology 3
MATH 439/839 Mathematical Models in Biology 3
METR 100 Weather and Climate 4
METR 370 Basic and Applied Climatology 3
METR 428/828 Air Pollution 3
METR 470/870 The Climate System: Analysis and Prediction 3
METR 483/883 Global Climate Change 3
METR 487/887 Earth’s Climate: Past, Present Future 3
NSST 175 Introduction to National Security 3
PHIL 225 Environmental Ethics 3
POLS 160 International Relations 3
POLS 232 Public Issues in America 3
POLS 261 Conflict and Conflict Resolution 3
POLS 268 Threats to World Order 3
PSYC 261 Conflict and Conflict Resolution 3
PSYC 330 Psychology of Diversity 3
RELG 125W Religion, Peace and Social Justice 3
SOCI 170 Introduction to Great Plains Studies 3
SOCI 261 Conflict and Conflict Resolution 3
SOCI 346 Environmental Sociology 3
College of Architecture
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
ARCH 107 Sustainability Basics and the Build Environment 3
ARCH 333 Building Environmental Technical Systems I 3
ARCH 334 Building Environmental Technical Systems II 3
AREN 412 Building Energy II: Primary and Secondary Systems 3
CRPL 415/815 Housing, Renewal, and Development 3
CRPL 431/831 Computer Graphics applications in Physical and Environmental Planning 3
CRPL 450/850 Social Planning and Policy 3
CRPL 471/871 Environmental Impact Assessment 3
College of Engineering
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
BSEN 422/822 Pollution Prevention: Principles and Practices 3
BSEN 444/844 Biomass and Bioenergy Engineering 3
CHME 202 Mass and Energy Balances 3
CIVE 125 Ecology, the Environment, and the Engineer 3
CIVE 326H Honors: Introduction to Environmental Engineering 3
CIVE 422/822 Pollution Prevention: Principles and Practices 3
CNST 305 Building Environmental Technical Systems I 3
CNST 306 Building Environmental Technical Systems II 3
ELEC 338 Introduction to Power and Energy Systems 3
ENSC 110 Energy in Perspective 3
ENSC 300 Energy Science Seminar 1
MECH 425/825 Solar Energy Engineering 3
College of Business Administration
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
ECON 340 Introduction to Urban-Regional Economics 3
ECON 389 Current Economic Issues 3
MNGT 414 Leadership in a Global Context 3
College of Education & Human Sciences
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
HRTM 280 Introduction to Tourism 3
TMFD 422 International Textile and Apparel Sourcing 3