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.
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Honors Organismal Biology
The laboratory portions of these courses are designed as research service-learning labs that integrate relevant community service with academic coursework to enhance learning, teach civic responsibility, and strengthen communities.
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.
Environmental Technology in the Developing World
CEE 4350 seeks to develop practical skills to evaluate environmental technologies in developing countries with a focus on sustainable and healthy communities.
Global Development Minor Capstone Course
My course encourages students to think about how they might study or design technologies with a focus on UN Sustainable Development Goals objectives, paying special attention to the needs of underserved, under-resourced, and under-represented communities across the world.
Environmental Monitoring and Impact Assessment
The course emphasizes the regulatory aspects of environmental analysis as well as analytical techniques employed in environmental impact assessment.
Vertically Integrated Project: Bee Snap
This course is part of the Vertically Integrated Projects program, where students get credit for working on ongoing projects over multiple semesters. As part of the Bee-SNAP team, students will design devices and computational approaches to study bees in urban habitats.
Vertically Integrated Project: Configurable Computing and Embedded Systems
This course is part of the Vertically Integrated Projects program, a program where students get credit for working on ongoing projects over multiple semesters. This VIP course explores how embedded sensor and computing technology can be used to promote sustainability in a smart city framework.
Integrative Management Analysis: Social Enterprise Practicum
This course is for students who are passionate about social (and/or environmental) issues, and have identified an interest area where they want to make real change by developing an innovative solution.
Documentaries help shed light on significant topics, and challenge their audiences to act on relevant issues of the day.
Vertically Integrated Project: Engineering for Social Innovation
This course is part of the Vertically Integrated Projects program, where students get credit for working on ongoing projects over multiple semesters. The Engineering for Social Innovation VIP team teaches sustainability through hands-on projects that serve the global community.
Energy, Environment, and Society
The quest for a sustainable energy future involves balancing a series of oftentimes competing goals.
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.
Foundations of Sustainable Systems
How can we accelerate progress towards a more sustainable world? How do we create sustainable systems for the 21st century?
English Service Learning for Sustainable Futures
This English language course will develop spoken and written language skills through the theme of sustainable cities. We will examine environmental and technological issues in sustainability for Atlanta and students’ home country cities.
Transfer students will start their Georgia Tech experience on the right foot with this GT 2000 seminar which covers topics critical to a transfer student’s success.
Urban Ecological Design
Direct design of cities is often regarded as impossible owing to the fluidity, complexity, and uncertainty entailed in urban systems. And yet, we do design our cities, however imperfectly.
Sociology of Medicine and Health
Vertically Integrated Project: Humanitech
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.
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
NOTE: Summer sections are only offered as part of the study abroad program, Sustainable Development and Climate Change: A Multidisciplinary
Scientific Foundations of Health
This section of Scientific Foundations of Health will focus on community interactions to promote a more healthy, sustainable future. Projects will focus on bringing awareness and developing both short, and long-term solutions to health issues impacting the Georgia Tech and Greater Atlanta c
The City in U.S. History
Through a combination of lectures, readings, and discussion, "The City in U.S. History" (HTS 3011) examines the nature of urban life throughout U.S.
Construction Management and Megaprojects
“Restore and improve urban infrastructure” is one of the 14 grand challenges for engineering in the 21st century, according to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE).
History of Urban Form
Understanding cities, the largest and most complex artifacts in human history, is essential as we face the challenges of building a sustainable future.