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Climate Courses

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A number of academic programs across campus already offer climate related or focused courses, and many more are participating in climate change curriculum development. See list of existing courses below (course descriptions and details in the Bulletin), and know that this list will be growing in the coming years!
  • ART 3240 – Socially Engaged Art (3)
  • A S 5065 – Sustainability and the Arts in Appalachia (3)
  • BIO 3313 – Global Change Ecology (4)
  • BIO 3320 – Air Pollution Effects on Plants and People (3)
  • BIO 5508 – Biogeography (3)
  • ENG 2080 – Writing for Change: Advocacy Writing (3)
  • ENG 2220 – Environmental Literature and Writing (3)
  • GHY 1010 – Global Environmental Systems (3)
  • GHY 1011 – Global Climate Change (4)
  • GHY 1012 – Global Change of the Biosphere (4)
  • GHY 1020 – Exploring People and Places Globally (3)
  • GHY 1040 – Human Geography and Social Justice (3)
  • GHY 2700 – Food Justice: Geographic Perspectives (3)
  • GHY 3100 – Weather and Climate (3)
  • GHY 3130 – Geography of Biodiversity (3)
  • GHY 3600 – Snow and Ice (3)
  • GES 3703 – Issues in Environmental Geology (3)
  • GLS 3230 – Global Health and Climate Change (3)
  • PHY 2220 – Physics of Food and Cooking (3)
  • PHY 3140 – Environmental Physics (3)
  • PHY 3150 – Atmospheric Science (3)
  • PLN 4030 – Planning for Climate Resilience (3)
  • PLN 4470 / 5470 – Community Development: A Sustainable Approach (3)
  • PS 4675 – Politics of Climate Change (3)
  • SD 2400 – Principles of Sustainable Development (3)
  • SD 2610 – Science for Sustainability (3)
  • SD 2800 – Environmental Justice and Sustainable Development (3)
  • SD 3100 – Principles of Agroecology (3)
  • SD 3420 – Agroecology for Climate Action (3)
  • SD 3580 – Sustainable Development and Health (3)
  • SD 3610 – Issues in Environmental Sustainability (3)
  • SD 3675 – Outreach Skills for Sustainability (3)
  • SD 3750 – Decolonizing Technologies (3)
  • SD 4300 – The Politics of Sustainable Development (3)
  • TEC 5606 – Sustainable Water and Wastewater Technology (3)
  • TEC 4628 / TEC 5628 – Solar Thermal Energy Technology (3)
  • UCO 2552 – Climate Responses & Response-Ability (3)

Note for faculty and departments: If we’ve missed one of your classes that is climate related or focused, please email us at englandle@appstate.edu to let us know which course(s) we should add here!