Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 56.29
Liaison Olivia Shehan
Submission Date Aug. 18, 2011
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Wellesley College
ER-6: Sustainability-Focused Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.67 / 10.00 Patrick Willoughby
Sustainability Director
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The number of sustainability-focused courses offered :

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A list of sustainability-focused courses offered:

AFR 226 Environmental Justice, "Race," and Sustainable Development
BISC 106 Environmental Biology with Laboratory (First-year Seminar)
BISC 108 Environmental Horticulture with Laboratory
BISC 201 Ecology with Laboratory
BISC 217/ES 217 Field Botany with Laboratory
BISC 202 Evolution with Laboratory
BISC 210 Marine Biology with Laboratory
BISC 307/ES 307 Advanced Topics in Ecology with Laboratory  
BISC 308 Tropical Ecology with Wintersession Laboratory
BISC 314 Environmental Microbiology with Laboratory
BISC 319 Population Genetics and Systematics with Laboratory
BISC 327/ES 327 Biodiversity Topics
CHEM 306/ES 306 Green Chemistry (Seminar)
ECON 228 Environmental and Resource Economics
ES 101 Fundamentals of Environmental Science with Laboratory
ES 102 Environment and Society: Addressing Climate Change
ES 111/GEOS 111 The Yucca Mountain Problem: Where Should We Put Nuclear Waste?
ES 201/GEO 201 Methods & Problems in Environmental Science with Laboratory
ES 203 Cultures of Environmentalism
ES 207 The Modern Environmental Imagination: Introduction to Environmental Literature (Seminar)

ES 210/GEOS 210 Hydrogeology- Water and Pollutants with Laboratory
ES 212/RAST 212 Lake Baikal: The Soul of Siberia
ES 214/POL2 214 Social Causes and Consequences of Environmental Problems
ES 215 Critical Theories of the Environment: Sustainability, Modernity, Democracy
ES 220 Environmental Limits and Conservation with Laboratory
ES 222 Dynamic Modeling of Environmental Issues
ES 299/HIST 299 United States Environmental History
ES 300 Environmental Decisionmaking (Seminar)
ES 308/GEOS 308 Wetlands Science with Laboratory
ES 309 Our Food, the Food System, and the Environment
ES 312 Environmental Policy (Seminar)

ES 315/GEOS 315 Environmental Geochemisty with Laboratory
ES 325/POL3 325 International Environmental Law
ES 381/POL1 381 United States Environmental Politics
ES 250GH Environmental Studies Reading Group
GEOS 101 Earth Processes and the Environment with Laboratory
GEOS 102 The Dynamic Earth with Laboratory
GEOS 110 The Coastal Zone: Intersection of Land, Sea, and Humanity with Lab
GEOS 208 Oceanography
GEOS 304 Sedimentology with Laboratory
GEOS 320 Isotope Geochemistry
PHIL 233 Environmental Ethics
POL3 332S People, Agriculture and the Environment
SUST 201 Introduction to Sustainability
SUST 301 Introduction to Sustainability

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For a list of the courses related directly to the Environmental Studies Program: http://www.wellesley.edu/EnvironmentalStudies/Curriculum/courses.html

For a list of the courses related directly to the Environmental Studies Program: http://www.wellesley.edu/EnvironmentalStudies/Curriculum/courses.html

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