Education

Sustainability-Related Programs and Courses

Pitt schools and departments offer a wide variety of courses with sustainability content as well as sustainabilty-based undergraduate programs and graduate fellowships.

Undergraduate Programs

International Programs

Courses

Offerings vary from term to term, but the following is a sampling of sustainability-related courses at Pitt:

ANTHROPOLOGY

  • People and Environment of Amazonia
  • Human Ecology

BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

  • Yellowstone Field Course
  • Pymatuning Field Course
  • Global Ecology
  • Conservation Biology
  • Ecological Management

COMMUNICATION

  • American Environmental Rhetoric

ECONOMICS

  • Introduction to Environmental and Resources Economics
  • Economics of Underdeveloped Areas
  • Environmental Economics
  • World Food Economy

ENGINEERING

  • Introduction to Sustainable Engineering
  • Sustainable Entrepreneurship for Engineers
  • Engineering for a Better Environment - Brazil
  • Green Building Design and Construction
  • Introduction to Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Impact Assessment

GEOLOGY

  • Environmental Sciences, Ethics, and Public Policy
  • Geologic and Environmental Hazards
  • Management of Environmental Organizations

HISTORY

  • History of U.S. Landscape
  • Environmental Politics
  • Globalization and History

HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE

Thinking About the Environment

POLITICAL SCIENCE

  • Environmental Politics and Policy
  • Politics of Global Inequality
  • Global Environmental Politics
  • Globalization and International Politics

PUBLIC AND INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

  • Environmental and Economic Sustainability
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Environmental and Resource Economics