SLS is offering one Foundation class for the Summer 2017 session, two Foundation classes for the Fall 2017 semester, and three Foundation classes for the Spring 2018 semester: Sustainability, Technology, and Policy (PUBP3600) (Summer 2017, Fall 2017), Tech and Sustainable Communities (SLS 3110) (Fall 2017), Sustainable Communities and Systems (SLS 3120) (Spring 2018), Sustainable Urban Development (CP 2233) (Spring 2018), and Business Decisions for Sustainability and Shared Value (MGT 4803) (Spring 2018). We also have a wide variety of affiliated courses from all Colleges. Search all SLS courses below.
Class, Power, and Inequality
Introduction to Historic Preservation
This course will help students develop an understanding of the history, philosophy, organization, current legislation, policies, and practices of historic preservation in the United States.
Technology, Representation and Design ("Data Walks")
Extensive and Intensive Reading in Japanese
During the course, the students will read a lot of authentic materials, including energy, environmental issue, and food bank. The student will visit the Atlanta Community Food Bank in order to understand how a local food bank is organized.
Ecology (2335) is a traditional course where students work on applied problems, including those associated with climate change, invasive species, overexploitation etc.
HumaniTech - VIP
GT faculty are working on a range of ongoing and exploratory humanitarian research topics. The purpose of this course is to introduce students to this research and get them involved to help advance the work.
Animals And/As Technology
To what extent do ideas and initiatives surrounding sustainability extend to nonhuman animals? How does sustainability apply to certain ideals about "nature" and "community" at the inclusion or exclusion of animal life?
Introduction to Global Development
This course introduces students to the history, theory and practice of international development.
Foundations of Bioethics
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.
As environmental and social consciousness has grown in recent years, sustainability has emerged as an important market driver with the potential to grow profits and spur value creation. As a result, firms are increasingly making sustainability a strategic priority.
GT 1000 is a one credit hour, letter-graded class that is designed to support first-year students in their transition to Georgia Tech and is taught by Georgia Tech academic faculty and administrators with advanced degrees.
GT 1000 SLS; Exploring Sustainability
This section of GT-1000 will explore methods of incorporating sustainability, civic engagement, and global communities into the academic experience.
Numerical Methods in Chemical Engineering
Many engineering problems require the use of advanced numerical methods for finding solutions to systems of linear, nonlinear, and differential equations, optimizing functions, and analyzing data.
African American Rhetorics of Resistance
As an SLS-affiliated course, African American Rhetorics of Resistance will focus specifically on the role of community in African American arts and letters. Black music, art, and literature is known for exploring racism, but it is equally invested in the power of joy and coalition.
This course will lead students to understanding that creating a diverse, inclusive environment requires respectful, thoughtful and intentional efforts of everyone on campus.
GT 1000 SL2
This course focuses on setting up first year students to be successful at Georgia Tech, helping them gain an advantage in the area of sustainability, and setting them up to become exemplary leaders on campus.
Leadership Minor Capstone - Social Impact Organizations
This is a capstone style course where most of the learning will be generated through a project with a social sector (social enterprise or nonprofit) organization, and by attending the weekly IMPACT Speaker series talks. The groundwork for understanding the opportunities and challenges of th
Each individual has a unique capacity to contribute his or her expertise, talents, and experiences to create a significant impact in his or her life and in the lives of others in their communities. Through readings, discussions,group projects, and a line-up of guest speakers who have had an
Necessary Tomorrows: Afrofuturism in Art, Architecture, and Design
This hands-on seminar/workshop will curate, develop materials for, design, and install the upcoming exhibition, NECESSARY TOMORROWS : AFROFUTURISM IN ART, ARCHITECTURE, & DESIGN. As an aesthetic, political, and epistemological movement, Afrofuturism has been steadily gaining currency an