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Courses That Focus on Sustainability

Alfred State aims to ensure that all students are “empowered with the knowledge, skills, and motivation to be leaders in solving sustainability challenges.” To that end, we offer a diverse array of courses that address sustainability.

Sustainability Courses

These are courses in which the primary and explicit focus is on sustainability and/or on understanding or solving one or more major sustainability challenges:

  • AGPS 5102 - Sustainable Vegetable Prod Technology
  • AGPS 5103 - Sustainable Vegetable Production Technology
  • AGRI 2012 - Organic & Sustainable Agriculture Technology
  • AGRI 4116 - Sustainable Agriculture Internship
  • AGRI 5103 - Sustain Vegetable Prod Tech
  • ARCH 5503 - Sustainable Building Design
  • CIVL 6113 - Environmental Technology Concepts
  • CIVL 6313 - Green Building from Control Perspective
  • ELET 4224 - Alternative Energy Generation
  • ELTR 3336 - Photovoltaic & Wind Turbine Systems
  • ENVR 3003 - International Issues in Agroecology
  • ENVR 4411 - Environmental Capstone Seminar
  • ENVR 4413 - Environmental Law
  • ENVR 4424 - Environmental Chemistry & Microbiology
  • ENVR 4900 - Directed Study
  • GLST 2001 - Global Topics Seminar II
  • LITR 7003 - Literature and Nature

Courses That Include Sustainability

These are courses that, while not primarily focused on sustainability, still incorporate a unit or module on sustainability, include one or more sustainability-focused activities, or integrate sustainability issues throughout the course. This is not a comprehensive list.

  • BIOL 1223 - Introduction to Forestry
  • BIOL 1304 - Botany
  • BIOL 2703 - Topics in Tropical Ecology
  • BIOL 2803 - Environmental Science
  • BUAD 3114 - International Tourism: Italian Food & Geography
  • BUAD 5043 - Business Ethics
  • CIVL 7104 - Land Development and Design
  • ECON 5133 - Territory & Entrepreneurship: trdtn
  • EDUC 2163 - Foundations of Education
  • FDSR 2183 - Food Purchasing Techniques
  • FDSR 4163 - Advanced Cuisine
  • FNAT 5303 - Architectural History II
  • MECH 3124 - HVAC Systems
  • MECH 7223 - Energy Systems
  • SOCI 5213 - Science, Technology & Society