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)

Air Pollution Control Engineering

Fall 2020, Fall 2019
CEE 4330
Affiliated Courses

The course is designed to introduce students to fundamental principles needed to address air pollution engineering.

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Biological Principles

Spring 2021, Fall 2020, Summer 2020
BIOL 1107
Affiliated Courses

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.

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Built Environment and Public Health

Fall 2020, Fall 2019
CP 6850
Affiliated Courses, Sustainable Cities Minor

This interdisciplinary course, examines how cities and neighborhoods can have both positive and adverse effects on human health, and produces recommendations to improve these outcomes.

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Business Communication

Fall 2020, Spring 2020
LMC 3403
Affiliated Courses, Kendeda Building

LMC 3403 Bussiness Communication is a course dedicated to finding innovative and synergistic approaches to the community through a multiplicity of communicative practices.

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Capstone Design

Spring 2021, Fall 2020, Spring 2020, Fall 2019, Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017, Summer 2017, Spring 2017, Fall 2016
CEE 4090A
Affiliated Courses

Capstone Design is an interdisciplinary civil and environmental design experience.  Students form teams of 3 – 5 people, and these teams function as “companies” that provide consulting services to a selected sponsor on a specific design project.

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Chemical Principles II

Fall 2020, Fall 2019, Fall 2018, Fall 2017, Fall 2016
CHEM 1212K HP
Affiliated Courses

This Honors Program section of Chemical Principles II differs from traditional large lectures in two key areas: First, core chemical concepts are introduced by considering "big questions" in chemistry, typically pertaining to the challenge of powering the planet with clean energy.

540

Class, Power, and Inequality

Fall 2020, Fall 2019, Fall 2017
HTS 3008
Affiliated Courses

In Class, Power, and Inequality, students will explore the causes and consequences of economic inequality in the United States and abroad.

617

Climate and Global Change

Fall 2020
EAS 4410
Affiliated Courses

Climate change is among the greatest challenges facing humanity today. The course breaks down the scientific underpinnings of how increasing atmospheric greenhouse gases affect the global climate.

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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

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

Data Science in Conservation

Fall 2020
BIOL 8802 MGU
Affiliated Courses

Conservation approaches have now entered the age of databases, remotely sensed data, computational modeling, and datasets based on long term monitoring.

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Development Economics

Fall 2020, Fall 2018, Fall 2017
ECON 8803
Affiliated Courses

This is a graduate course on development economics. The course will cover a wide range of topics including how communities differ in terms of: economic growth, poverty, inequality, and human development.

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Earth Processes

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

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

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Ecology

Fall 2020
BIOS 2300
Affiliated Courses

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

2151

Ecology Lab

Fall 2020, Spring 2020, Fall 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017, Fall 2016
BIOS 2301
Affiliated Courses, Sustainable Cities Minor, Kendeda Building

Ecology Lab covers basic ecological phenomenon using urban ecological settings as the backdrop. As a class, we visit areas in the metro-Atlanta community to understand human-environment interactions within our ecosystem.

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Energy, Environment, and Policy

Fall 2020, Summer 2020
INTA 3040
Affiliated Courses

This course explores the interplay between energy security, environmental stewardship, and society acceptance.

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Environmental Policy and Politics

Fall 2020, Spring 2019, Fall 2017, Fall 2016
PUBP 3315
Affiliated Courses, Sustainable Cities Minor

The course will focus on what constitutes effective environmental policy. First, we will analyze the evolution of environmental policy and actors in the environmental arena.

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Field Work Abroad (Local Sustainability Practices)

Spring 2021, Fall 2020, Spring 2019
FREN 3500
Affiliated Courses

NOTE: This course is taught at Georgia Tech Lorraine (GTL) in Metz, France.

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Field Work Abroad (Local Sustainability Practices)

Fall 2020, Fall 2019
FREN 3500
Affiliated Courses, Sustainable Cities Minor

NOTE: This course is taught at Georgia Tech Lorraine (GTL) in Metz, France.

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France Today I (Sustainable Communities in France)

Fall 2020, Fall 2019
FREN 3011
Affiliated Courses, Sustainable Cities Minor

NOTE: This course is taught at Georgia Tech Lorraine (GTL) in Metz, France.

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French Culture II

Fall 2020, Summer 2020
FREN 2002
Affiliated Courses

Proficiency-based introduction to selected socio-cultural aspects of France with a focus on sustainability-related issues and initiatives in France and the francophone world (green transportation, renewable sources of energy, ecovillages, zero plastic initiatives, social entrepreneurship etc.); i

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Freshman Seminar - Climate Change Focus

Fall 2020
GT 1000 D04
Affiliated Courses

The Freshman Seminar course is designed to help students prepare for success in college and reflect on their values, academic plan, and career.

1470

Fundamentals of GIS

Spring 2021, Fall 2020, Spring 2020, Fall 2019, Summer 2019
CP 4510
Affiliated Courses, Sustainable Cities Minor

Fundmentals of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is a course designed to introduce students to the powerful world of geospatial information and technologies.

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Globalization in the Modern Era

Fall 2020, Fall 2018
HTS 3055
Affiliated Courses

Globalization in the Modern Era (HTS 3055) will examine the social, political and economic bases for the phenomenon frequently referred to as "globalization." The course will discuss competing theories regarding the rise of globalization, as well as the divergent consequences that this

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Government and Housing Markets

Fall 2020, Fall 2019
CP 6630
Affiliated Courses, Sustainable Cities Minor

Why are we in an affordable housing crisis? What can city planners do to help households at various income levels obtain safe, affordable housing?

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