The course will move students through the process of designing and building a home working with a local non-profit developer.
Note: ALL Summer 2020 courses are offered as virtual courses.
SLS Affiliated Courses span all six Colleges. These courses teach students about "creating sustainable communities" from the perspective of their specific disciplines or course topics. They align with one or more parts of SLS' approach to creating sustainable communities. To Search By Faculty Member: Type in the faculty member's name in the search bar at the top right-hand corner of this page to see their courses and their involvement with SLS. Interested in taking a course in the new Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design? Select that as a search criteria in the drop-down menu under Program.
SLS Affiliated Courses span all six Colleges. These courses teach students about "creating sustainable communities" from the perspective of their specific disciplines or course topics. They align with one or more parts of SLS' approach to creating sustainable communities.
To Search By Faculty Member: Type in the faculty member's name in the search bar at the top right-hand corner of this page to see their courses and their involvement with SLS.
Interested in taking a course in the new Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design? Select that as a search criteria in the drop-down menu under Program.
Residential Design and Construction
Green Infrastructure and Sustainable Communities
Workshop focused course on stormwater management, green infrastructure, and sustainable development.
Food Literacy of Atlanta
Science, Race, and Technology
LMC 3306 Science, Race, and Technology is known across the GT campus as the "Outkast Class".
Urban and Regional Economics
In Urban Economics, Atlanta is an interesting city. It is one of the most segregated cities ethnically and economically. It is one of the most sprawled cities in the US. The unique features affect your life. Atlanta shows very low inter-generational income mobility.
Project Studio (Local Data Design Lab)
This course seeks to engage graduate students (and advanced undergraduates) from across Georgia Tech in exploring what Atlanta looks like through civic data. Today, data on the city are increasingly available.
Social enterprises are dedicated to creating social value by attracting private and public funds to address the challenges of society. They may take the form of a nonprofit, for-profit or hybrid organization.
Energy, Efficiency, and Sustainability
This course addresses energy and environmental assessment from a systems perspective.
Social Impact: In-depth Exploration and Design
This course is for those curious (maybe even passionate) about social and/or environmental issues, who want to understand the root cause of those issues, and the challenges of providing evidence-based solutions.
Sustainable Urban Development
This course introduces the challenges of sustainability as applied to the built environment and the built environment's interconnectivity with the natural environment. It addresses a range of specific sustainability-related issues such as sprawl and smart growth, climate chang
Project Studio: Technology
Junior Design (Part 1): Project Design and Technical Communication Strategies
Rhetorics of Crisis
Civil Engineering Systems
Fundamentals of GIS
Fundmentals of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is a course designed to introduce students to the powerful world of geospatial information and technologies.
Environmental Justice in Global Literature and Media
Sea Level Rise and Coastal Engineering
This course will cover a survey of the modern science of sea level rise and engineering adaptation to ongoing sea level rise.
Sustainability in American Literary Regionalism
LMC 3403 Bussiness Communication is a course dedicated to finding innovative and synergistic approaches to the community through a multiplicity of communicative practices.
Economics of the Environment
Is economic growth incompatible with environmental quality? This course discusses how human social and economic behavior impacts and is impacted by the environment.
Sustainability & Development in the Francophone World
This course introduces students to French and Francophone sustainability practices and provides an introduction to French and Francophone social perspectives. This course will be primarily a topics-based course, and each class will focus on a different area of sustainability policy.
Intro to Research
This course was created to give students the tools and skills necessary to participate in research as an integral component in their undergraduate experience.
Public Health Analytics
The socioecological model of public health clearly establishes the importance of physical and social environments in building healthy, sustainable communities and influencing population health.
This active learning course is designed to have students work on applied problems, including those associated with climate change and human health, by applying the fundamentals of biology.