Sustainability: It's in our nature.
Of all the ways the University of Washington influences the future, none is more profound than educating and preparing the next generation of leaders, thinkers and doers - Discover UW
For decades the UW has been recognized as home to one of the strongest constellations of environmental and intellectual talent in the world - College of the Environment
By offering over 550 courses related to the environment or sustainability, UW provides the educational resources for students to incorporate sustainability into any area of study. Environment or Sustainability focused and related courses are offered throughout many departments and degree programs at the University of Washington. A Sustainability in the Curriculum Committee is tasked with finding ways to formalize the integration of sustainability into more curriculum across the University. Additionally, the UW Professional & Continuing Education offers courses, certificates and degrees in Environment & Sustainability.
Within the departments below, over 250 faculty are conducting research related to the environment or sustainability, and bringing thousands of students into their research projects each year.
The following is a list of departments at UW Seattle with at least one course focused on or related to the environment or sustainability, and/or research is occurring within the department.
Departments with Sustainability Courses and Research
Colleges: Arts & Sciences, Built Environment, Education, Engineering, Environment
Schools: Business, Law, Public Affairs, Nursing, Public Health Interdisciplinary Graduate Programs, Interschool or Intercollege Programs
American Ethnic Studies
American Indian Studies
French & Italian Studies
Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies
General Interdisciplinary Studies
History of Asia
Humanities International Studies
Law, Society, and Justice Program
Community, Environment, and Planning
Urban Design & Planning
Curriculum & Instruction
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Aquatic & Fishery Sciences
Bioresource Science and Engineering
Earth & Space Sciences
College of the Environment
Environmental and Forest Sciences
Marine & Environmental Affairs
Program on the Environment
International Business Management
Quantitative Ecology & Resource Management
Bioengineering (College of Engineering & School of Medicine)
University Conjoint Courses
Last Updated May 2012