Affiliated Courses

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.

Linked Courses Programs 2019-2020: Equitable & Sustainable Development (Summer 2019); Green Infrastructure (Fall 2019)

Art/Work in Atlanta

Spring 2020
ENGL 1102
Affiliated Courses

If you feel like you sometimes see the world differently than your friends, family, and classmates, you might just be a documentary filmmaker. This course gives you a framework for trying to put your vision on film. It won't be as hard as you think--it will actually be a lot of fun.

1979

Atlanta in the 1960s

Spring 2020
ENGL 1102
Affiliated Courses
This course will utilize the materials collected in the Ivan Allen Digital Archive to explore the history of Atlanta in the 1960s through the lens of Mayor Ivan Allen, Jr.’s administration (1962-70).
1980

Vertically Integrated Project: Building for Equity and Sustainability

Spring 2021, Fall 2020, Spring 2020
VIP 2601, VIP 3601, VIP 3602, VIP 4601, VIP 4602, VIP 4603, VIP 4983 VWM
Innovating for Social Impact (I4SI), Vertically Integrated Project (VIP), Kendeda Building

This VIP takes as its main focus Georgia Tech’s new Living Building – the Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design – and its efforts to advance social equity as a key part of building and operating a sustainable building.

1982

Vertically Integrated Project: Global Social Entrepreneurship

Spring 2021, Fall 2020, Spring 2020
VIP 2601, VIP 3601, VIP 3602, VIP 4601, VIP 4602, VIP 4603, VIP 4983 VWJ
Vertically Integrated Project (VIP)

This VIP employs the sidekick model of global social entrepreneurship to leverage market forces to accomplish 3 critical objectives.

1984

Real Estate and Financial Development

Spring 2020
CP 6611
Affiliated Courses, Kendeda Building

The purpose of this course is to enable students to understand the role finance plays in community development.

1991

Sovereignty, Energy, and Settler-Colonialism

Spring 2020
ENGL 1102
Affiliated Courses, Kendeda Building
The wealth of the United States is premised upon many things: hard work, inventiveness, an entrepreneurial spirit, and so on, but its first premise is land. Land that had been tended and kept by Native Americans.
1992

Ecology

Spring 2020
BIOS 2300
Affiliated Courses, Sustainable Cities Minor

Ecology is a flipped course where students work on applied problems, including those associated with climate change, invasive species, overexploitation etc.

1993

Sustainable Urban Development

Spring 2020
CP 6233
Affiliated Courses, Kendeda Building

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

2001

Vertically Integrated Project: Living Building Science

Spring 2021, Fall 2020, Spring 2020
VIP 2601, VIP 3601, VIP 3602, VIP 4601, VIP 4602, VIP 4603, VIP 4983 VWK
Affiliated Courses, Vertically Integrated Project (VIP)
You don't have to be Matt Damon on Mars to realize that now is the time to science the sh** out of this planet. In order for the almost 8 billion on earth to lead comfortable lives without ruining the Earth forever, we are going to have to start living sustainably.
2011

Vertically Integrated Project: 21st Century Global Atlanta

Spring 2021, Fall 2020, Spring 2020
VIP 2601, VIP 3601, VIP 3602, VIP 4601, VIP 4602, VIP 4603, VIP 4983 VW6
Affiliated Courses, Vertically Integrated Project (VIP)

This VIP course brings together students of diverse backgrounds and disciplines to tell the story of Atlanta as a global city, and to increase access to global citizenship at Georgia Tech and nationally.

2015

Construction Management

Spring 2021, Fall 2020, Spring 2020
BC 6025
Affiliated Courses

BC6025 Construction Management is a required course for all Building Construction master students in the Program management and construction management track, and also one of the required electives for students in the facility management track.

2016

Sustainable Urban Development

Spring 2020
CP 6233
Affiliated Courses, Kendeda Building

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

2019

Bioethics

Spring 2020
BIOS 4651
Affiliated Courses

Students will not only learn about the ethical dilemmas in our community, but develop measures and actions to alleviate such. They could make a lasting impact on the community and learn the values of life long service.

2028

Clinical Observation Design Experience

Spring 2021, Fall 2020, Spring 2020
BMED 4813
Affiliated Courses, Kendeda Building

Clinical Observation Design Experience provides students with an opportunity to identify and solve problems in active area emergency departments.

2030

Earth Processes

Fall 2020, Summer 2020, Spring 2020
EAS 2600
Affiliated Courses, Kendeda Building

NOTE: The Summer 2020 course will be offered online only.

2031

Design + Research Studio

Spring 2021, Spring 2020
ARCH 6072
Affiliated Courses, Kendeda Building

Key to the course is the incorporation of high performance active and passive energy systems into very well-conceived and executed building and site design propositions.

2033

Architecture & Ecology

Spring 2020
ARCH 4227, ARCH 6227
Affiliated Courses
In our time of climate change, this course brings together people and discourses from many disciplines in pursuit of more resilient social-ecological systems within our built environments through dialogue, interdisciplinary research, design, and action.
2035

Project Studio

Spring 2020
LMC 6650 CD
Affiliated Courses, Kendeda Building

What new cultures of computing are needed for the Anthropocene? How can we re-design the invention, consumption, and use of computing amid climate change? What are responsible futures of computing in times of environmental upheaval?

2036

Storytelling and Social Change: Russian Literature, Film, and Ethnography

Spring 2020
RUSS 4813, RUSS 8803
Affiliated Courses

This course investigates the form and contexts of Russian prose, film, and documentary storytelling that challenges norms and seeks social change. Authors will include Tolstoy, Chekhov, Zoshchenko, Tokareva, and Ulitskaya among others.

2038

Educational Applications of New Media

Spring 2020
LMC 6213
Affiliated Courses, Kendeda Building

This course asks how selected educational theories can inform tangible media design to support informed action on environmental challenges. We will ask how to use such approaches to support creativity, engagement, and education on issues such as pollution, waste, and recycling.

2040

Principles of Macroeconomics

Fall 2020, Summer 2020, Spring 2020
ECON 2105
Affiliated Courses, Kendeda Building
The core objective of the Principles of Macroeconomics course is to familiarize students with how policy makers at the Federal level are thinking about the national economy, its health, the inevitable booms and busts, and what needs to be done to mediate the volatility of business cycle fluctua
2044

Writing, Reading, and Resilience

Fall 2020, Spring 2020
ENGL 1101
Affiliated Courses
I am in conversation with CARE/Counseling Center to devise materials that could extend these tools beyond the classroom and into the broader Georgia Tech student community.
2050

Introduction to Global Development

Spring 2020
INTA 2050
Affiliated Courses

This course introduces students to the history, theory and practice of international development.

2053

Tech and Environment

Spring 2020
HTS 3081
Affiliated Courses

This course examines global environmental history from prehistory to the present.

2055

Advanced Russian: Mediating Russian Culture

Spring 2020
RUSS 3002
Affiliated Courses

This is a content oriented language course that investigates current topic under discussion across Russian culture and media.

2056

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