Carnegie Mellon University

Fall 2018 Eligible Elective Courses

The Minor in Environmental and Sustainability Studies was introduced in 2018 to be accessible for every possible undergraduate student at Carnegie Mellon University, regardless of his or her college or major. There is a wide range of electives and they should be discussed with the faculty advisor. The minor replaces the earlier minors in Environmental Science (Mellon College of Science), Environmental Studies (Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences), and Environmental Engineering & Sustainability (College of Engineering). Below are the elective courses offered in Fall 2018. 

ARCHITECTURE

48095 Spatial Concepts for Non-Architects I

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

70376 Energy Systems

CHEMISTRY

09108 The Illusion and Magic of Food

09225 Climate Change: Chemistry, Physics, and Planetary Science 

DIETRICH COLLEGE INTERDISCIPLINARY GRAND CHALLENGE FRESHMAN SEMINAR

66109 Grand Challenge Freshman Seminar: Climate Change

ECONOMICS

73433 Environmental Policy and Economics 

 

ENGINEERING & PUBLIC POLICY

19101 Introduction to Engineering and Public Policy

19421 Emerging Energy Policies

19424 Energy and the Environment

19427 Special Topics: Energy Innovation and Entrepreneurship

19429 Climate Change Science and Solutions

19440 Combustion and Air Pollution Control

19470 Special Topics: Introduction to Risk Assessment for Human & Environmental Health

24424 Energy and the Environment

24425 Combustion and Air Pollution Control

 

ENGLISH

76204 Exploring the Trash Heap: Waste in Contemporary Culture: Literature & the Environment

76319 Environmental Rhetoric

76476 Rhetoric of Science

HISTORY

79104 Global Histories: Global Histories: Empire, Environment, and the Economy  (only Lec 3 version  — Prof. Ramey )

79288 Bananas, Baseball, and Borders: Latin America and the United States

79300 History of American Public Policy

79303 Pittsburgh and the Transformation of Modern Urban America

79315 Thirsty Planet: The Politics of Water in Global Perspective

79368 Un-natural Disasters: Societies and Environmental Hazards in Global Perspective

79377 Food, Culture, and Power: A History of Eating

 

PHILOSOPHY

80244 Environmental Ethics