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Sustainability-Focused Courses

Sustainability-focused courses concentrate on the concept of sustainability, including its social, economic, and environmental dimensions, or examine an issue or topic using sustainability as a lens.

 
AMERICAN STUDIES
Course Number Course Name Faculty
AMS 307/ENV 317 The Art of Sustainability Price, Jennifer
 
ANTHROPOLOGY
Course Number Course Name Faculty
EAS 320/ANT 230/ENV 230 Culture and Environment in East Asia Takahashi, Satsuki
ANT 314/ENE 314 The Anthropology of Development (SA) Rouse, Carolyn
ANT 364/ENV 364 The Politics of Nature Susan Ellison
 
ARCHITECTURE
Course Number Course Name Faculty
ENE 202/ARC 208/EGR 208/ENV 206 Designing Sustainable Systems - Applying the Science of Sustainability to Address Global Change Forrest Meggers
ART 250/ARC 250/ENV 250 Architecture, Globalization, and the Environment Esther da Costa Meyer
ATL 497/VIS 497/ARC 497 Princeton Atelier - Princeton Student Colony: Art, Ecology & Architecture Wood, Daniel and Haeg, Lawrence
ARC 514 The Environmental Engineering of Buildings, Part I Mahadev Raman
 
ART AND ARCHAEOLOGY
Course Number Course Name Faculty
ART 250/ARC 250/ENV 250 Architecture, Globalization, and the Environment Esther da Costa Meyer
 
ASTROPHYSICAL SCIENCES
Course Number Course Name Faculty
AST 309/MAE 309/PHY 309 Science and Technology of Nuclear Energy: Fission and Fusion Glaser, Alexander and Goldston, Robert J.
 
ATELIER
Course Number Course Name Faculty
ATL 497/VIS 497/ARC 497 Princeton Atelier - Princeton Student Colony: Art, Ecology & Architecture Wood, Daniel and Haeg, Lawrence
 
ATMOSPHERIC AND OCEANIC SCIENCES
Course Number Course Name Faculty
AOS 577/ GEO 577 Climate of the Earth: Present, Past and Future Thomas Delworth
 
CENTER FOR HUMAN VALUES
Course Number Course Name Faculty
CHV 321/ENV 321/WWS 371 Ethical and Scientific Issues in Environmental Policy Peter Singer and David Wilcove
WWS 373/CHV 373 Welfare, Economics, and Climate Change Mitigation Policy Francis A. Dennig
 
CHEMISTRY
Course Number Course Name Faculty
GEO 363/CHM 331/ENV 331 Environmental Geochemistry: Chemistry of the Natural Systems Satish Myneni
CHM 333/ENV 333 Oil to Ozone: Chemistry of the Environment François Morel and Anne M. Morel-Kraepiel
 
CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING
Course Number Course Name Faculty
MAE 228/EGR 228/CBE 228 Energy Solutions for the Next Century Ju, Yiguang and
Jay Benziger
CBE 335/MAE 338/ENV 335/ENE 335 The Energy Water Nexus Eric Larson and Sankaran Sundaresan
 
CIVIL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
Course Number Course Name Faculty
ENV 302/CEE 302/EEB 302 Advanced Analysis of Environmental Systems Celia, Michael and Hedin, Lars
CEE 303/ENV 303/ URB 303 Introduction to Environmetal Engineering Catherine Peters
CEE 304/ENE 304/ENV 300 Environmental Implications of Energy Technologies Daniel Giammar
CEE 334/WWS 334/ENV 334 Global Environmental Issues Denise Mauzerall
GEO 361/ENV 361/CEE 360 Physics of Earth, the Habitable Planet Samuel Philander
CEE 460 Risk Analysis Ning Lin
CEE 471/GEO 471/URB 471 Introduction to Water Pollution Technology Peter R. Jaffé
CEE 477/ENE 477 Engineering Design for Sustainable Development Harris, Robert
 
EAST ASIAN STUDIES
Course Number Course Name Faculty
EAS 320/ANT 230/ENV 230 Culture and Environment in East Asia Takahashi, Satsuki
 
ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY
Course Number Course Name Faculty
ENV 302/CEE 302/EEB 302 Advanced Analysis of Environmental Systems Celia, Michael and Hedin, Lars
EEB 308 Conservation Biology Erik E. Osnas
EEB 321 Ecology: Species Interactions, Biodiversity, and Society Robert Pringle
EEB 324 Theoretical Ecology Simon Levin
EEB 341/ENV 341 Water,Savannas, and Society: Global Change and Sustainability in Africa's Hallmark Ecosystem Lyndon Estes
EEB 380 Ecology and Conservation of African Landscapes Andrew P. Dobson and Paula G. Kahumbu
EEB 382 Tropical Agriculture Cheryl Palm
EEB 417A/ENV 417A Ecosystems and Global Change Hedin, Lars
 
ECONOMICS
Course Number Course Name Faculty
WWS 306/ECO 329/ENV 319 Environmental Economics Smita Brunnermeier
WWS 406/ECO 429 Issues in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics Smita Brunnermeier
 
ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
Course Number Course Name Faculty
ELE 431/MAE 431/ENV 431/EGR 431/ENE 431 Solar Energy Conversion Sigurd Wagner
 
ENGINEERING
Course Number Course Name Faculty
ENE 202/ARC 208/EGR 208/ENV 206 Designing Sustainable Systems - Applying the Science of Sustainability to Address Global Change Forrest Meggers
MAE 228/EGR 228/CBE 228 Energy Solutions for the Next Century Ju, Yiguang and Jay Benziger
ENV 324/EGR 324 Environmental Entrepreneurship Gregory van der Vink
MAE 328/EGR 328/ENV 328 Energy for a Greenhouse-Constrained World Eric D. Larson
 
ENERGY STUDIES
Course Number Course Name Faculty
ENE 202/ARC 208/EGR 208/ENV 206 Designing Sustainable Systems - Applying the Science of Sustainability to Address Global Change Forrest Meggers
CEE 304/ENE 304/ENV 300 Environmental Implications of Energy Technologies Daniel Giammar
ANT 314/ENE 314 The Anthropology of Development (SA) Rouse, Carolyn
CBE 335/MAE 338/ENV 335/ENE 335 The Energy Water Nexus Eric Larson and Sankaran Sundaresan
GEO 366/ ENV 339/ WWS 451/ ENE 366 Climate Science: Scientific Basis, Policy Implications Michael Oppenheimer
ELE 431/MAE 431/ENV 431/EGR 431/ENE 431 Solar Energy Conversion Sigurd Wagner
CEE 477/ENE 477 Engineering Design for Sustainable Development Harris, Robert
ENE 587/WWS 586H Managine the Transition to a Clean Energy Economy: Renewable Power in the US Michael H. Schwartz
 
ENGLISH
Course Number Course Name Faculty
ENV 388/ENG 377 Theories of Literature and Environment Ken Hiltner
ENG 386/ENV 386 Literature and Environment Ken Hiltner
 
ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
Course Number Course Name Faculty
ENV 201B Fundamentals of Environmental Studies: Population, Land Use, Biodiversity, and Energy Kelly K. Caylor and David S. Wilcove
ENE 202/ARC 208/EGR 208/ENV 206 Designing Sustainable Systems - Applying the Science of Sustainability to Address Global Change Forrest Meggers
EAS 320/ANT 230/ENV 230 Culture and Environment in East Asia Takahashi, Satsuki
ART 250/ARC 250/ENV 250 Architecture, Globalization, and the Environment Esther da Costa Meyer
NES 266/ENV 266 Oil, Energy and the Middle East (SA) Eckart Woertz
CEE 303/ENV 303/URB 303 Introduction to Environmetal Engineering Catherine Peters
CEE 304/ENE 304/ENV 300 Environmental Implications of Energy Technologies Daniel Giammar
ENV 305 Topics in Environmental Studies - Building American Style: Land-Use Policies and Rules Popper, Frank and
Deborah
ENV 306 Topics in Environmental Studies: American Environmental History (HA) Popper, Frank and
Deborah
ENV 310 Environmental Law and Moot Court (SA) Hawkins, George
ENV 316 Climate Science and Communications Lemonick, Michael and Cullen, Heidi
AMS 307/ENV 317 The Art of Sustainability Price, Jennifer
WWS 306/ECO 329/ENV 319 Environmental Economics Smita Brunnermeier
CHV 321/ENV 321/WWS 371 Ethical and Scientific Issues in Environmental Policy Peter Singer and David Wilcove
ENV 324/EGR 324 Environmental Entrepreneurship Gregory van der Vink
MAE 328/EGR 328/ENV 328 Energy for a Greenhouse-Constrained World Eric D. Larson
GEO 363/CHM 331/ENV 331 Environmental Geochemistry: Chemistry of the Natural Systems Satish Myneni
CHM 333/ENV 333 Oil to Ozone: Chemistry of the Environment François Morel and Anne M. Morel-Kraepiel
CEE 334/WWS 334/ENV 334 Global Environmental Issues Denise Mauzerall
CBE 335/MAE 338/ENV 335/ENE 335 The Energy Water Nexus Eric Larson and Sankaran Sundaresan
ENV 337/REL 337 Religion, Ecology, and Cosmology Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim
GEO 366/ ENV 339/ WWS 451/ ENE 366 Climate Science: Scientific Basis, Policy Implications Michael Oppenheimer
ENV 340 Environmental Challenges and Sustainable Solutions Eileen Zerba
EEB 341/ENV 341 Water,Savannas, and Society: Global Change and Sustainability in Africa's Hallmark Ecosystem Lyndon Estes
ENV 342 Agriculture and Food Security Eileen Zerba
ENV 343 Climate Change and Extreme Weather in the Garden State Eileen Zerba
GEO 361/ENV 361/CEE 360 Physics of Earth, the Habitable Planet Samuel Philander
ANT 364/ENV 364 The Politics of Nature Susan Ellison
ENG 386/ENV 386 Literature and Environment Ken Hiltner
ENV 388/ENG 377 Theories of Literature and Environment Ken Hiltner
GEO 297/ENV 399 Environmental Decision Making van der Vink, Gregory
EEB 417A/ENV 417A Ecosystems and Global Change Hedin, Lars
ELE 431/MAE 431/ENV 431/EGR 431/ENE 431 Solar Energy Conversion Sigurd Wagner
HIS 431/ENV 433 Comparative Environmental History Kreike, Emmanuel
JRN 441/ENV 441/STC 441 The McGraw Seminar in Writing - Measuring the Green Fuse: Writing about Science and Nature Gorman, James
 
FRESHMAN SEMINARS
Course Number Course Name Faculty
FRS 101 Signals, Yardsticks, and Tipping Points of Global Warming and Ocean Environments Eileen Zerba
FRS 102 Global Warming: Risks, Policies, Politics and Human Values Michael Oppenheimer
FRS 111 Water: Keystone for Sustainable Development Ignacio Rodriguez-Iturbe
FRS 113 Historic Gardens and Designed Landscapes W. Barksdale Maynard
FRS 114 The Everglades Today and Tommorow: Global Change and the Impact of Human Activites on the Biosphere Anne Morel-Kraepiel
FRS 115 Agriculture, Food, and the Environment Eileen Zerba
FRS 123 Fukushima, Chernobyl, Three Mile Island: Severe Accidents and Nuclear Power M. V. Ramana
FRS 124 The Everglades Today and Tomorrow: Global Change and the Impact of Human Activities on the Biosphere Anne Morel-Krapiel
FRS 142 Princeton's Ecological Footprint: Using the Campus as a Laboratory for Sustainability Shana Weber
FRS 143 The Literature of Place and Travel Howarth, William
FRS 158 Why Global Warming is Controversial Samuel Philander
FRS 160 Water and the Environment Catherine Riihimaki
FRS 180 Science and Technology for a Sustainable Energy Future Craig Arnold and Romain Fardel
FRS 186 Signals, Yardsticks, and Tipping Points of Global Warming and Ocean Environments Eileen Zerba
FRS 187 Earth's Environments and Ancient Civilizations Adam Maloof and Frederik Simons
FRS 195 Global Environmental Change: Science, Technology, and Policy Justin Sheffield and Eric Wood
 
GEOSCIENCES
Course Number Course Name Faculty
GEO 103 Natural Disasters Allan M. Rubin
GEO 297/ENV 399 Environmental Decision Making Gregory van der Vink
GEO 361/ENV 361/CEE 360 Physics of Earth, the Habitable Planet Samuel Philander
GEO 363/CHM 331/ENV 331 Environmental Geochemistry: Chemistry of the Natural Systems Satish Myneni
GEO 366/ ENV 339/ WWS 451/ ENE 366 Climate Science: Scientific Basis, Policy Implications Michael Oppenheimer
GEO 430 Climate and the Terrestrial Biosphere David Medvigy
CEE 471/GEO 471/URB 471 Introduction to Water Pollution Technology Peter R. Jaffé
GEO 499/ENV 499 Environmental Change, Poverty, and Conflict Gregory van der Vink
AOS 577/ GEO 577 Climate of the Earth: Present, Past and Future Thomas Delworth
 
GLOBAL HEALTH AND HEALTH POLICY
Course Number Course Name Faculty
     
 
HISTORY
Course Number Course Name Faculty
HIS 422/NES 422 Energy and Empire (HA) On Barak
HIS 431/ENV 433 Comparative Environmental History Emmanuel H. Kreike
HIS 491/ENV 491 History of Ecology and Environmentalism Erika Milam
 
JOURNALISM
Course Number Course Name Faculty
JRN 441/ENV 441/STC 441 The McGraw Seminar in Writing - Measuring the Green Fuse: Writing about Science and Nature Gorman, James
 
MECHANICAL AND AEROSPACE ENGINEERING
Course Number Course Name Faculty
MAE 228/EGR 228/CBE 228 Energy Solutions for the Next Century Ju, Yiguang and
Jay Benziger
AST 309/MAE 309/PHY 309 Science and Technology of Nuclear Energy: Fission and Fusion Glaser, Alexander and Goldston, Robert J.
MAE 328/EGR 328/ENV 328 Energy for a Greenhouse-Constrained World Eric D. Larson
CBE 335/MAE 338/ENV 335/ENE 335 The Energy Water Nexus Eric Larson and Sankaran Sundaresan
ELE 431/MAE 431/ENV 431/EGR 431/ENE 431 Solar Energy Conversion Sigurd Wagner
MAE 427/ENE 427 Energy Conversion & the Environment: Transportation Applications Michael E. Mueller
MAE 456 Global Technology Winston Soboyejo
 
NEAR EASTERN STUDIES
Course Number Course Name Faculty
NES 266/ENV 266 Oil, Energy and the Middle East (SA) Eckart Woertz
 
OPERATIONS RESEARCH AND FINANCIAL ENGINEERING
Course Number Course Name Faculty
ORF 455 Energy and Commodities Markets Rene A. Carmona
ORF 474 Special Topics in Operations Research and Financial Engineering - Energy, Commodity, and Fixed Income Markets Michael C. Coulon
 
PHYSICS
Course Number Course Name Faculty
AST 309/MAE 309/PHY 309 Science and Technology of Nuclear Energy: Fission and Fusion Glaser, Alexander and Goldston, Robert J.
 
RELIGION
Course Number Course Name Faculty
ENV 337/REL 337 Religion, Ecology, and Cosmology Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim
 
SOCIOLOGY
Course Number Course Name Faculty
SOC 348 Environmental Sociology William Kornblum
 
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY COUNCIL
Course Number Course Name Faculty
JRN 441/ENV 441/STC 441 The McGraw Seminar in Writing - Measuring the Green Fuse: Writing about Science and Nature Gorman, James
 
URBAN STUDIES
Course Number Course Name Faculty
CEE 303/ENV 303/URB 303 Introduction to Environmetal Engineering Catherine Peters
CEE 471/GEO 471/URB 471 Introduction to Water Pollution Technology Peter R. Jaffé
 
VISUAL ARTS
Course Number Course Name Faculty
ATL 497/VIS 497/ARC 497 Princeton Atelier - Princeton Student Colony: Art, Ecology & Architecture Wood, Daniel and Haeg, Lawrence
 
WOODROW WILSON SCHOOL
Course Number Course Name Faculty
WWS 306/ECO 329/ENV 319 Environmental Economics Smita Brunnermeier
WWS 326 Environmental Regulation: Law, Economics, and Public Policy Michael Herz
WWS 330/SOC 328 Population, Society, and Public Policy Marta Tienda
CEE 334/WWS 334/ENV 334 Global Environmental Issues Denise Mauzerall
WWS 350 The Environment: Science and Policy Denise Mauzerall and David Wilcove
CHV 321/ENV 321/WWS 371 Ethical and Scientific Issues in Environmental Policy Peter Singer and David Wilcove
WWS 373/CHV 373 Welfare, Economics, and Climate Change Mitigation Policy Francis A. Dennig
WWS 406/ECO 429 Issues in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics Smita Brunnermeier
GEO 366/ ENV 339/ WWS 451/ ENE 366 Climate Science: Scientific Basis, Policy Implications Michael Oppenheimer
WWS 581C Topics in Economics - Energy Economics Amy Craft
WWS 585B Topics in Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy - Living in a Greenhouse: Technology and Policy Socolow, Robert
ENE 587/WWS 586H Managine the Transition to a Clean Energy Economy: Renewable Power in the US Michael H. Schwartz
WWS 594L Topics in Policy Analysis (Half-Term) - The Political Economy of Global Energy Giacomo Luciani
WWS 594Q Topics in Policy Analysis (Half-Term) - The Future of Nuclear Energy after Fukushima Alexander Glaser
WWS 594S Topics of Policy Analysis (Half-Term) - Climate Change: Science and Policy Denise L. Mauzerall