1-Credit Sustainability Courses

Looking for professional development opportunities or just to brush up on your knowledge in the sustainability field? Our 1-credit courses cover all aspects of the field, from environmental to social to economic sustainability, to help you gain just-in-time, topical knowledge to help advance your career. To accommodate for busy work schedules, family time, and other life commitments you have, all of our sustainability courses are offered completely online and take just 5 weeks to complete. View the available courses below.

Course Schedule

Beginning August 23 (Apply by August 9)

Beginning September 28 (Apply by September 14)

Beginning November 4 (Apply by October 21)

Beginning January 10 (Apply by December 27)

Beginning February 15 (Apply by February 1)

Beginning March 29 (Apply by March 15)

Course Offerings By Focus Area

  • SUST 510 Atmosphere (1 credit)
  • SUST 511 Ecological Systems (1 credit)
  • SUST 512 Soil Resources (1 credit)
  • SUST 513 Material Resources and Waste (1 credit)
  • SUST 514 Water Resources (1 credit)
  • SUST 515 Food Systems (1 credit)
  • SUST 516 Energy Resources (1 credit)
  • SUST 519 Environmental Law (1 credit)
  • SUST 520 Environmental Ethics (1 credit)
  • SUST 521 Human Health and Well Being (1 credit)
  • SUST 523 Population (1 credit)
  • SUST 524 Social/Environmental Justice (1 credit)
  • SUST 528 Waste/Human Health (1 credit)
  • SUST 529 Business Ethics/Environment (1 credit)
  • SUST 530 Analytics for Business (1 credit)
  • SUST 531 Modeling for Business (1 credit)
  • SUST 532 Reporting for Business (1 credit)
  • SUST 535 Internal Communications (1 credit)
  • SUST 536 Ecological Economics (1 credit)
  • SUST 537 Media Relations (1 credit)

Program Advisors

Alicia Ganion, Advisor

Robert Koester, Director
Academy for Sustainability and Center for Energy Research/Education/Service
Professor of Architecture