Sustainability

Course List

Course List

Whether you are an undergraduate or graduate student, a course in sustainability is a great way to broaden your Penn State education. With a greater understanding of the complex concepts related to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, including climate action, eliminating hunger and poverty, peaceful and just institutions, and innovation and infrastructure, students can expand their knowledge and gain a fresh perspective on their primary area(s) of work. If you don’t find a class that fits with your degree or schedule here, the Sustainability Institute has compiled an intercollege list of sustainability-related courses you can browse as well. 

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Arts and Humanities
Focused
Focused
Arts and Humanities

Instructor:

Abderrahim Ouarghidi; Bruce Heilman; Bronwen Powell; Richard Mbih

Days Taught:

TuTh (3:05pm-4:20pm); MoWeFr (11:15am-12:05pm); MoWeFr (1:25pm-2:15pm); MoWe (2:30pm-3:45pm)

Time Offered:

Semester Offered:

Fall 2024
Arts and Humanities
Infused
Infused
Arts and Humanities

Instructor:

Days Taught:

Multiple sections available

Time Offered:

Semester Offered:

Fall 2024
Focused
Arts and Humanities

Instructor:

Abderrahim Ouarghidi

Days Taught:

TuTh

Time Offered:

1:35pm-2:50pm

Semester Offered:

Fall 2024
Focused
Arts and Humanities

Instructor:

Richard Mbih

Days Taught:

TBA

Time Offered:

Semester Offered:

Fall 2024
Social Sciences
Infused
Infused
Social Sciences

Instructor:

Richard Mbih

Days Taught:

TuTh

Time Offered:

12:05 PM - 1:20 PM

Semester Offered:

Fall 2024
Natural Sciences
Focused
Focused
Natural Sciences

Instructor:

Jennifer Anderson, Bradley Ross, Carsten Sanders, Luciana Caporaletti, Autumn Sabo, Theresa Black

Days Taught:

8 sections offered

Time Offered:

Semester Offered:

Fall 2024
Infused
Social Sciences

Instructor:

Christine Costello

Days Taught:

Tu OR We

Time Offered:

3:35pm - 5:30pm

Semester Offered:

Spring 2024
Focused
Social Sciences

Instructor:

Judd Michael

Days Taught:

Mo

Time Offered:

7:55pm-8:55pm

Semester Offered:

Fall 2024
Social Sciences
Infused
Infused
Social Sciences

Instructor:

Joshua Barnett

Days Taught:

TuTh

Time Offered:

10:35am-11:50am

Semester Offered:

Fall 2024
Focused
Social Sciences

Instructor:

Joshua Barnett

Days Taught:

Mo

Time Offered:

2:30pm - 5:30pm

Semester Offered:

Spring 2022
Infused
Social Sciences

Instructor:

Michael Steudeman

Days Taught:

We

Time Offered:

2:30pm - 5:30pm

Semester Offered:

Spring 2022
Social Sciences
Focused
Focused
Social Sciences

Instructor:

Joshua Barnett

Days Taught:

Tu

Time Offered:

2:30pm-5:30pm

Semester Offered:

Spring 2024
Focused
Humanities, Social and Behavioral Sciences

Instructor:

Tim Kelsey

Days Taught:

MoWeFr (11:15am-12:05pm); Fr (12:20pm-1:10pm)

Time Offered:

Semester Offered:

Fall 2024
Humanities, Social and Behavioral Sciences
Infused
Infused
Humanities, Social and Behavioral Sciences

Instructor:

Frans Padt

Days Taught:

MoWeFr

Time Offered:

1:25pm-2:15pm

Semester Offered:

Fall 2024
Humanities, Social and Behavioral Sciences
Focused
Focused
Humanities, Social and Behavioral Sciences

Instructor:

Kathryn Brasier

Days Taught:

TuTh

Time Offered:

1:35pm-2:50pm

Semester Offered:

Fall 2024
Humanities, Social and Behavioral Sciences
Focused
Focused
Humanities, Social and Behavioral Sciences

Instructor:

Daniel Azzara

Days Taught:

TuTh

Time Offered:

1:35pm-2:50pm

Semester Offered:

Fall 2024
Arts and Humanities
Infused
Infused
Arts and Humanities

Instructor:

Tembi Charles

Days Taught:

MoWeFr

Time Offered:

1:25pm-2:15pm

Semester Offered:

Fall 2024
Infused
Social Sciences

Instructor:

Bee Roberts

Days Taught:

TuTh

Time Offered:

10:35am-11:50am

Semester Offered:

Spring 2024
Focused
Social Sciences

Instructor:

TBA

Days Taught:

TuTh (9:05am-10:20am)

Time Offered:

Semester Offered:

Fall 2024
Social Sciences
Focused
Focused
Social Sciences

Instructor:

TBA

Days Taught:

TuTh (10:35am-11:50am; 1:35pm-2:50pm); One section TBA

Time Offered:

Semester Offered:

Fall 2024
Social Sciences
Infused
Infused
Social Sciences

Instructor:

Sommer Mitchell, Angela Jeon-Huh

Days Taught:

TuTh (3:05pm-4:20pm); We (8:00am-8:50am and TBA; 9:05am-9:55am and TBA)

Time Offered:

Semester Offered:

Fall 2024
Social Sciences
Infused
Infused
Social Sciences

Instructor:

Yuliya Ladygina; Maggie Shum

Days Taught:

TuTh (9:05am-10:20am; 10:35am-11:50am)

Time Offered:

Semester Offered:

Fall 2024
Focused
Arts and Humanities

Instructor:

Laura Sapelly; Logan Daly; Ellen Stroud

Days Taught:

MoWeFr (9:05am-9:55am; 12:20pm-1:10pm); One section TBA

Time Offered:

Semester Offered:

Fall 2024
Focused
Arts and Humanities

Instructor:

Faisal Husain; Stephen Nepa

Days Taught:

MoWe (2:30pm-3:45pm); TuTh (10:35am-11:50am)

Time Offered:

Semester Offered:

Fall 2024
Arts and Humanities
Infused
Infused
Arts and Humanities

Instructor:

David Longenbach; Philip Nash; Stephen Cimbala

Days Taught:

MoWeFr (1:25pm-2:15pm); TuTh (4:35pm-5:50pm); Mo (6:00pm-9:00pm)

Time Offered:

Semester Offered:

Spring 2024
Infused

Instructor:

Sherry Roush

Days Taught:

TuTh

Time Offered:

10:35am-11:50am

Semester Offered:

Fall 2023
Infused
Social and Behavioral Sciences

Instructor:

Tommy Hogan

Days Taught:

TBA

Time Offered:

TBA

Semester Offered:

Fall 2024
Infused

Instructor:

Angela Heavey; TBA

Days Taught:

MoWeFr (11:15am-12:05pm); One section TBA

Time Offered:

Semester Offered:

Fall 2024
Social Sciences
Infused
Infused
Social Sciences

Instructor:

A.K. Sandoval-Strausz

Days Taught:

Tuesday

Time Offered:

6:00PM - 9:00PM

Semester Offered:

Fall 2023
Arts and Humanities
Infused
Infused
Arts and Humanities

Instructor:

TBA

Days Taught:

Eighteen sections available

Time Offered:

Semester Offered:

Fall 2024
Infused
Arts and Humanities

Instructor:

David Sollenberger

Days Taught:

MoWeFr

Time Offered:

12:20pm-1:10pm

Semester Offered:

Fall 2024
Arts and Humanities
Focused
Focused
Arts and Humanities

Instructor:

Wouter Vijfhuize

Days Taught:

MoWeFr (2:30pm-3:20pm)

Time Offered:

Semester Offered:

Fall 2024
Arts and Humanities
Focused
Focused
Arts and Humanities

Instructor:

Peter Wolf

Days Taught:

MoWeFr

Time Offered:

2:30pm-3:20pm

Semester Offered:

Spring 2024
Arts and Humanities
Focused
Focused
Arts and Humanities

Instructor:

Days Taught:

Eight sections available

Time Offered:

Semester Offered:

Fall 2024
Arts and Humanities
Focused
Focused
Arts and Humanities

Instructor:

Brian Onishi

Days Taught:

TuTh

Time Offered:

10:35AM - 11:50AM

Semester Offered:

Spring 2024
Arts and Humanities
Infused
Infused
Arts and Humanities

Instructor:

Oidinposha Imamkhodjaeva

Days Taught:

MoWeFr

Time Offered:

2:30pm-3:20pm

Semester Offered:

Fall 2024
Arts and Humanities
Focused
Focused
Arts and Humanities

Instructor:

Brian Onishi

Days Taught:

TuTh

Time Offered:

1:35PM - 2:50PM

Semester Offered:

Spring 2024
Social Sciences
Focused
Focused
Social Sciences

Instructor:

Matthew Evans

Days Taught:

TuTh

Time Offered:

3:05pm-4:20pm

Semester Offered:

Fall 2024
Social Sciences
Infused
Infused
Social Sciences

Instructor:

Amy Linch

Days Taught:

MoWeFr

Time Offered:

10:10am - 11:00am

Semester Offered:

Spring 2022
Infused
Social Sciences

Instructor:

Amy Linch; Lena Surzhko Harned

Days Taught:

MoWeFr (1:25pm-2:15pm); TuTh (3:05pm-4:20pm)

Time Offered:

Semester Offered:

Fall 2024
Arts and Humanities
Focused
Focused
Arts and Humanities

Instructor:

Sarah Townsend

Days Taught:

MoWeFri

Time Offered:

11:15 AM - 12:05 PM

Semester Offered:

Fall 2024
Social and Behavioral Sciences, Social Sciences
Focused
Focused
Social and Behavioral Sciences, Social Sciences

Instructor:

Janet Swim

Days Taught:

Tu

Time Offered:

9:00am-12:00pm