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Colorado State University
ER-7: Sustainability-Related Courses

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Assistant Director of Administrative Communications
Office of the President
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The number of sustainability-related courses offered :
633

The total number of courses offered :
2,633

Number of years covered by the data:
One

A list of sustainability-related courses offered:

+ Accounting:
Accounting for Global Sustainable Enterprise
Professional Ethics and Responsibilities

+ Agriculture:
Plants and Civilizations
Technology in Agriculture
Orientation to Agricultural Systems
Integrated Resource Management (I)
World Interdependence – Population and Food
Issues in Agriculture
Agricultural Ethics
US Travel-Integrated Resource Management (I)
Integrated Resource Management (II)
Pesticide Management
Management and Control of Wood Destroying Pests
Management and Control of Turfgrass Pests
Principles of Cooperative Extension
Delivery of Cooperative Extension Programs
Issues in Animal Agriculture
Integrated Decision Making/Management Skills
Understanding and Managing the Land
Understanding and Managing Animal Resources
Animal Production Systems
Integrated Grazing Management
Understanding Policy and Emerging Issues
Integrated Resource Management Plan

+ Applied Human Sciences
Internship in Human Services
Community Youth Development

+ Apparel and Merchandising
Clothing, Adornment, and Human Behavior
Apparel Consumers and Social Responsibility
Apparel Supply Chain/Social Responsibility
Initiatives for Apparel Labor Compliance
Sustaining Global Apparel Supply Chains
Apparel Worker-Centric Social Responsibility
Socially Responsible Apparel: Global Policy
Redesigning Green Apparel
Producing Environmentally Responsible Apparel
Corporate Culture-Socially Responsible Apparel

+ American Studies Courses
Self/Community in American Culture

+ Animal Sciences
Food Animal Science
Principles of Meat Science
Manure Management and the Environment
Meat Systems**
Sheep Systems
Dairy Systems
Swine Systems
Travel Abroad – Animal Agriculture
Feedlot Systems
Beef Systems
Recent Developments in Animal Sciences
Issues in manure Management

+ Anthropology
Introductory Cultural Anthropology
Cultures and the Global System
Human Ecology
Indigenous Ecologies and the Modern World
Impacts on Ancient Environments
Heritage Resource Management
Culture and the Environment
Women, Health, and Culture
Humans in Ecosystems
Globalization and Culture Change
Anthropology and Global Health

+ Agricultural and Resource Economics
Agricultural and Resource Economics
Issues in Environmental Economics
Intro to Economics of Natural Resources
Economic Analysis – Water Resource Development
Economics of Outdoor Recreation
Agricultural Law
International Agricultural Trade
Economics of World Agriculture
Agricultural Policy
Economics of Natural Resources
Environmental Economics
Economics of Water Resource Planning
Public Lands Planning and Management
Regional Economics – Theory, Methods, and Issues
Contemporary Issues of Developing Countries
Social Benefit Cost Analysis
Economics of Agricultural Development
Agriculture and Resource Policy

+Atmospheric Sciences
Climate of Colorado
Introduction to Weather and Climate
Air Pollution
Air Pollution Measurement
Atmospheric Dynamics (I)
Atmospheric Dynamics (II)
Atmospheric Modeling
General Circulation of the Atmosphere
Introduction to Climate
Physical Oceanography
Thermodynamics and Cloud Physics
Atmospheric Radiation
Atmospheric Boundary Layer
Atmospheric Remote Sensing
Large-Scale Atmospheric Dynamics
Microclimate
Air Quality Characterization
Atmospheric Radiation and Energetics
Mesoscale Modeling
Tropical Atmosphere
Climate Dynamics: Atmospheric Variability
Global Hydrologic Cycle
Topics in Climate Research
Global Carbon Cycle
Climate Dynamics: Ocean Variability
Ocean Modeling
Aerosol Chemistry

+ Biological Sciences
Introductory Field Ecology Laboratory
Ecology

+ Biomedical Engineering
Bioprocess Engineering
Bioseparation Processes
Structure and Function of Biomaterials

+ Biomedical Sciences
Human Health and Disease
Physiological Responses to the Environment

+ Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management
Weed Management and Control
Fundamentals of Pesticides
Integrated tree Health Management
Integrated Pest Management
Environmental Fate of Pesticides
Herbicide Selectivity and Action
Advanced Systematics
Forest Health Issues
Evolutionary Ecology
Invasive Plants/Weeds
Advanced Integrated Pest Management
Biological Control of Plant Pests
Chemical Ecology

+ Biotechnology
Topics in Biotechnology

+ Business
Legal and Ethical Environment of Business
Business Ethics for the World Market
International Business
Ethical, Legal, and Regulatory Issues
Sustainable Enterprise Funding and Management

+ Botany/Zoology
Humans and Other Animals
Marine Ecology
Stream Biology and Ecology
Evolutionary Ecology
Theory of Population and Evolutionary Ecology

+ Chemical and Biological Engineering
Material and Energy Balances
Thermodynamic Process Analysis
Bioremediation
Fundamentals of Environmental Biotechnology

+ Civil Engineering
Geographic Information Systems in Agriculture
Infrastructure and Transportation Systems
Environmental River Mechanics
Groundwater Engineering
Soil and Water Engineering
Pollution Control Engineering
Environmental Engineering Chemical Concepts
Nonpoint Source Pollution
Wind Engineering
Irrigation Design and Management
Hydropower
Water Control and Measurement
Surface Irrigation Systems
Hydrometry
Modeling Watershed Hydrology
Water Engineering: International Development
Water and Wastewater Analysis
Water Quality Monitoring
Water Resources Planning and Management
Drainage and Wetlands Engineering
Seepage and Earth Dams
Containment Systems for Waste Disposal
Analysis of Urban Water Systems
Urban Stormwater Management
Risk Analysis of Water/Environmental Systems
Control of Floods and Droughts
Solutions to Groundwater Problems
Groundwater Contaminant Transport Modeling
Groundwater Quality and Contaminant Transport
Technology Assessment and Social Forecasting
Computer-Aided Water Management and Control
Remediation Systems – Subsurface Contamination
Erosion and Sedimentation
River Mechanics
Stochastic Water and Environmental Systems
Advanced Topics in Environmental Engineering

+ Cell and Molecular Biology
Science and Ethics

+ Construction Management
Travel Abroad – Sustainable Building
Sustainable Practices – Design and Construction
Issues and Trends in Construction Management
Sustainable Technology in Built Environments

+ Design and Merchandising
Consumer Issues – Global Perspectives
Historical and Contemporary Issues in Trade
+English
Nature Writing
Community Service Learning in TESOL

+ Ecology
Foundations of Ecology
Advanced Topics in Ecology
Interdisciplinary Seminar in Ecology
Population and Community Ecology
Applications in Landscape Ecology

+ Economics
Economics of Social Issues
Racial Inequality and Discrimination
Poverty and the Welfare State
International Political Economy
Economics of Energy Resources
Comparative Economic Systems
Economic Development
Regional Economics – tools/analysis/policy
International Trade Theory
Urban and Regional Modeling

+ Career and Technical Education
Agricultural Experience and Adult Teaching
Coordination Techniques of Cooperative Programs
Coordination Techniques of Cooperative Programs

+Organization Performance and Change
Cross-Culture and International Training
Power-Politics-Influence in Organizations
Program Evaluation

+Education
Schooling in the United States
Human Relations in Education
Leadership and Ethics in Public Education
School Culture, Climate and Communications

+ Engineering
Foundations of Systems Engineering
Engineering Optimization: method/application
Electrical Energy Generation Systems
Group Study in Systems Engineering
Energy Storage for Electrical Power Systems
Energy Networks and Power Distribution Grids
Engineering Decisions Support/Expert Systems
Overview of Systems Engineering Processes
Engineering Risk Analysis
Dynamics of Complex Engineering Systems
Electrical Power Engineering
Energy Conversion for Electrical Power Systems
Systems Engineering Architecture
Basic Hydrology
Wastewater Treatment Facility Design
Environmental Engineering Concepts
Water Quality Analysis and Treatment

+ Environmental and Radiological Health
Environmental Health First Year Seminar
Environmental Health.
Environmental Health Field Methods
Human Disease and the Environment
Environmental Toxicology
Environmental Contaminants: Exposure and Fate
Environmental Health Seminar
Fundamentals of Toxicology
Introduction to Radiation Biology
Environmental Health Water Quality
Industrial Hygiene and Air
Environmental Health Waste Management
Non-Ionizing Radiation Safety
Environmental and Occupational Health Issues
Industrial Hygiene
Occupational Safety
Advanced Occupational Health
Pharmaceutical and Regulatory Toxicology
Metabolism and Disposition of Toxic Agents
Toxicological Mechanisms
Toxicological Pathology
Environmental Health Risk Assessment
Radiation Public Health
Environmental Contaminant Modeling
Chemical and Biological Warfare Agents
Radiation Detection Methods in Radiobiology
Environmental/Occupational Epidemiology
Aerosols and Environmental Health
Environmental Carcinogenesis
Environmental Contaminant Modeling II

+ Ethnic Studies
Native American Art and Material Culture
Border Crossings: People/Politics/Culture
Global Environmental Justice Movements
Federal Indian Law and Policy
Capitalism and Global Ethnic Conflicts
National Identities and Nation Building

Wildland Fire Economics and Management
Forest Ecogeography
Wildland Fire Measurements
Forestry Field Measurements
Forest Ecology
Advanced Wildland Fire Behavior and Management
Forestry Field Practices
Ecophysiology of Trees
Forest Biometry
Economics of the Forest Environment
Fire Effects and Adaptations
Silviculture
Timber Harvesting and the Environment
Wood Products in Society
Forest Stand Management
Quantitative Methods in Forest Management
Advanced Forest Economics
Forest Fire Meteorology and Behavior
Silvicultural Practices
Fuels, Vegetation and Fire Management
Wildland Fire Economics and Management
Decision Methods for Fire Managers
Fire Ecology
Ecology of Forest Production

+ Fire and Emergency Services
Industrial Processes and Fire Protection
Prevention Program Management
Policy and Public Administration

+ Food and Nutrition Sciences
Food and Nutrition in Health
Food Systems, Nutrition, and Food Security
Community Nutrition
International Nutrition and World Hunger
International Nutrition
Community Nutrition Planning and Evaluation

+ Food Technology
Food-From Farm to Table
Food Safety
Food Biotechnology
Current Issues in Food Safety

+ Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation
Wildlife Ecology and Conservation
Introduction to Fishery Biology
Principles of Wildlife Management
Conservation of Fish in Aquatic Ecosystems
Fishery Science
Wild Bird Management
Conservation in Management of Large Mammals
Habitat for Wildlife
Fisheries Ecology
Ecotoxicology
Leopold’s Ethic for Wildlife and Land
Wildlife Habitat on the Great Plains
Field Wildlife Studies
Conservation Biology
Managing Human-Wildlife Conflicts
Wildlife Disease Ecology
Wildlife Habitat Evaluation for Educators
Wildlife Policy, Administration, and Law
Advanced Physiological Ecology of Fishes
Wildlife Population Dynamics
Wildlife Habitat Management

+ Geoscience
Exploring Earth: Physical Geology
The Blue Planet: Geology of Our Environment
Geology of Natural Resources
Physical Geology for Scientists and Engineers
Geology of the Rocky Mountain Region
Applied Geophysics
Historical and Analytical Geology
Environmental Geol
Hydrogeology
Petroleum Geochemistry and Geology

+ Global Environmental Sustainability
Global Environmental Sustainability Seminar

+ Geography
Geography of Water Resources
Geography of Hazards.
Climate Change: Science, Policy, Implications.

+ Health and Exercise Science
Population Health and Disease Prevention

+ History
Industrial Society in Europe, 1871-1989
United States Foreign Relations Since 1914
United States Immigration History
American Indians in the Age of Conquest
American Indian Renaissance in Modern America
Colorado History
American Environmental History.
Economic History of the United States
China in the Modern World, 1600-Present
Themes in World History
Science and Technology in Modern History
The Modern Middle East
World Environmental History, 1500-Present
History of America’s National Parks

+ Horticulture
Horticultural Science
Introduction to Horticultural Therapy
Environmental Issues in Agriculture
Organic Greenhouse Production
Diagnosis and Treatment in Organic Fields
Landscape Irrigation and Water Conservation
Horticultural Therapy Techniques
Medicinal and Value-Added Uses of Plants
Topics in Organic Agriculture
Greenhouse Management
Horticulture Food Crops
Horticulture Crop Production and Management
Community Forestry
Soil-Plant-Water Relations/Water Stress

+ International Education Courses
Plants and Civilizations
World Interdependence-Population and Food
World Interdependence-Current Global Issues
Model United Nations
International Social Welfare and Development
Women and Development
Ethics and International Development
International Development Seminar
Applications of International Development
Children and Youth in Global Context
Education for Global Peace
International Development Theory and Practice
International Development Seminar
Perspectives in Global Health

+ Interior Design
Sustainable Building

+ Office of the Provost Courses
A Call to Lead I: Theories and
A Call to Lead II: Social Change Model
Public Problem Solving-Service Learning
Leadership Styles II: Prominent Leaders
Effective Leadership I: Success as a Leader
Effective Leadership II: Vision and Change

+ Journalism
Media Ethics and Issues
International Mass Communication
New Communication Technologies and Society
Impacts of New Communication Technologies
Political Economy of Global Media
Writing about Science, Health, and Environment
Health Communication

+ Landscape Architecture
History of the Designed Landscape
Fundamentals of Ecology
Ecology of Landscapes
Urban Design
Comprehensive Landscape Design
Environmental Analysis
Design and Nature
Park and Recreation Planning/De
Topics in Urban Design.

+ Life Sciences
Attributes of Living Systems
Ecology

+ Mechanical Engineering
Introduction to Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Problem Solving
Introduction to Manufacturing Processes
Introduction to Thermal Sciences
Mechanics and Thermodynamics of Flow Processes
Applied Engineering Economy
Engineering Economy Principles/Calculations
Introduction to Engineering Materials
Thermodynamics
Internal Combustion Engines
Building Energy Systems
Biomedical Engineering
Materials Applications in Renewable Energy
Mechanical Engineering Thermodynamics
Reliability Engineering
Bioengineering
Structure and Function of Biomaterials
Solar and Alternative Energies
Building Energy Design

+ Management
Leadership and Social Responsibility
Social and Sustainable Venturing
International Business Management
Managing in a Global Context
Global Social Sustainable Entrepreneurship
New Venture Development for Social Enterprise

+ Microbiology, Immunology, Pathology
Introduction to Human Disease
Microbial Diversity
Microbial Ecology
Human and Animal Disease
Food Microbiology
Immunity to Infection
Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases/Zoonoses

+ Natural Resources
Environmental Conservation I
Environmental Conservation II
Global Environmental Systems
First Year Seminar in Environmental Studies
Natural Resources Ecology and Measurements
Human Dimensions in Natural Resources
Global Change Ecology, Impacts and Mitigation
Contemporary Environmental Issues
Environmental Education
Environment and Natural Resources Leadership
Biological Diversity
Natural Resources History and Policy
Forest Vegetation Management
Public Relations in Natural Resources
Techniques in Public Relations
Integrated Ecosystem Management
Natural Resources Sampling
GIS Applications in Natural Resource Management
Applications of Global Positioning Systems
Natural Resource Policy and Sustainability
Foundations of National Forest Lands Program
Special Uses Management
Valuation and Landownership Adjustment
Leadership and Public Communications
Right-of-Way Acquisition
Land Use Planning
Fire Economics and Policy
Wilderness Management
Seminar on Environmental Conservation
Techniques for Ecosystem Management
World Natural Resources
Wilderness Ecosystem Planning
Natural Resource Administration
Applied Optimization in Resource Management
Natural Resources Policy and Biodiversity
Methods-Human Dimensions of Natural Resources
Analysis: Human Dimensions–Natural Resources
Concepts: Human Dimensions-Natural Resources
Human Dimensions-Application
Public Participation
Multi-level Views of Society and Conservation
Human Ecosystem Context of Southern Mexico
Poverty and Sustainable Development: Mexico
Conservation Planning and Management
Conservation/Systems Leadership
Conservation/Systems Leadership: Field
Sustainable Military Lands Management
Cultural Resource Mgmt on Military Lands
Ecology of Military Lands
Systems Ecology
Action for Sustainable Behavior
Environmental Issues
Conservation Policy, Finance, and Governance
Global Change and Conservation
Catalyzing Change: Conflict and Conservation
Catalyzing Change: Collaborative Conservation
Conservation Methods
Ecology of Disturbed Lands
Advanced Public Relations in Natural Resources
Seminar in Natural Resources
Analysis of Environmental Impact
Community-Based Natural Resource Management
Biogeochemical Cycling in Ecosystems
Ecological Models
Advanced Ecological Restoration

+ Natural Resources Recreation and Tourism
Foundations of Recreation and Tourism
Principles-Parks/Protected Area Management
Principals of Environmental Communications
Principles of Natural Resource Tourism
International Issues-Recreation and Tourism
Managing Tourism in the E-Commerce Era
Human Dimensions Research and Analysis
Park and Protected Area Management
Social Aspects of Natural Resource Management
Management of Parks and Protected Areas
Wilderness Leadership
Natural Resources and the Media
Environmental Conflict Management
Foundations of Forest Recreation
Recreation, Visual, Cultural Resource Management
Off-Road Vehicle, River, and Winter Recreation
Management of Wilderness
Open Space and Natural Area Management
Spatial Analysis of Protected Areas
Wilderness Philosophy and Ethic Development
National Wilderness Preservation System
Management of the Wilderness Resource
Tourism Impacts
Starting and Managing Tourism Enterprise
Ski Area Management
Management of Recreation Resources
Wilderness Management Planning
Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation in America
Planning for Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation
Managing Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation
Environmental Communication-Natural Resources
Water-Based Recreation
Environmental Education History and Theory
Methods in Environmental Education Research
Environmental Education Planning
Current Issues in Environmental Education
Ecotourism
Research-Human Dimensions Natural Resources
Human Dimensions of Natural Resources Theory
Non-Profit Administration in Conservation

+Natural Sciences
Pollution and Environmental Biology for Educators

+ Philosophy
Moral and Social Problems
Ethics of Sustainability
Philosophy of Natural Science
Bioethics and Society
Environmental Ethics
Concept of Natural Value
Ethics and International Development
Seminar in Philosophical Models of Nature
Seminar in Environmental Philosophy

+ Political Science
Current World Problems
International Relations
U.S. Environmental Politics and Policy
Global Environmental Politics
International Organization
United States Foreign Policy
American Security Policy
Globalization, Sustainability, and Justice
Politics of Environment and Sustainability
Environmental Politics in the U.S.
Political Theory and the Environment
International Environmental Politics
Comparative Environmental Politics
Environmental Policy and Administration

+ Rangeland Ecosystems
Rangeland Conservation and Stewardship
Rangeland Assessment
Wildland Plants and Plant Communities
Wildland Ecosystems in a Changing World
Rangeland Improvements
Advanced Rangeland Management
Range Habitat Manipulation
Range Issues and Policy
World Grassland Ecogeography
Rangeland Ecosystem Sampling
Range Animal Production and Management
Ecology of Grasslands and Shrublands
Rangeland Measurements and Monitoring
Rangeland Herbivore Ecology and Management
Rangeland Economics and Analysis
Rangeland Planning and Grazing Management
Rangeland Ecosystem Planning
Ecological Restoration

+ Sociology
Social Problems
Global Environmental Issues
Sociology of Rural Life
Population-Natural Resources and Environment
Soil, Environment, and Society
Introduction to Environmental Justice
Agriculture and Global Society
Sociology of Food Systems and Agriculture
Environmental Justice
Contemporary Issues of Developing Countries
Society and Environment
Water, Society, and Environment
Sociology of Disaster
Social Movements and Collective Behavior
Sociology of Rural Development
Sociology of Sustainable Development.
Sociology of Water Resources
Globalization and Socioeconomic Restructuring
Environmental Sociology
Global Inequality and Change

+ Soil and Crop Sciences
Water in the West (600)
Principles of Microclimatology
Soil Ecology
Organic Soil Fertility
Composting Principles and Practices
Crop Development Techniques
Soil Fertility Management
Irrigation Principles
Forage and Pasture Management
Crop and Soil Management Systems I
Crop and Soil Management Systems II
Environmental Soil Sciences
Global Challenges in Plant and Soil Science
Livestock Manure Management and Environment
Issues in Manure Management.

+ Social Work
International Social Welfare and Development
Indigenous Women, Children and Tribes
Social Welfare Policy
Social Welfare Policies in Selected Countries

+ Communication
Historical Speeches on American Issues
Intercultural Communication.

+ Statistics
Statistics for Environmental Monitoring

+ Veterinary Medicine
Perspectives in Veterinary Medicine
Food Animal Production and Food Safety
Emerging Issues in Infectious Disease
Veterinary Preventive Medicine

+ Clinical Sciences
Prevention and Control of Livestock Diseases

+ Watershed Management
Principles of Watershed Management
Land Use Hydrology
Watershed Measurements
Land Use and Water Quality
Water Quality Laboratory for Wildland Managers
Modeling Watershed Hydrology
Watershed Management in Developing Countries


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