Sustainability related courses - Undergraduate

Sustainability and Related Courses 

Courses at the University of Ottawa that focus on sustainability.

Faculty of Arts

Department of Aboriginal Studies

EAS3102 Selected Topics in Aboriginal Studies

EAS4102 Contemporary Indigenous Political Thought


Department of Canadian Studies

CDN4100 Contemporary Issues in Canada


Department of Communications

CMN4170 Social Uses of New Media

CMN4185 Political Economy of the Media


Department of English

ENG2131 Fantasy Literature

ENG2141 Literature and the Environment


Department of Environmental Studies

ENV1101 Global Environmental Challenges

ENV2301 History of Environmental Thought

ENV2918 Camp d'automne I/Field Camp I

ENV3101 Legal Context of Environmental Issues

ENV3321 Human and Policy Dimensions of Environmental Change

ENV4000 Mémoire de B.A. / Honours Essay

ENV4113 Selected Topics in Envionmental Issues

ENV4118 Environmental Impact Assessment

ENV4120 Research Seminar in Environmental Studies

ENV4910 Recherche sur le terrain / Field Study Course

ENV4920 Séminaire de recherche en études de l'environnement / Research Seminar in Environmental Studies

ENV4999 Environmental Volunteer Work


Department of Geography

GEG1302 Places and Spaces of Human Activity

GEG2108 Contested Places

GEG2110 Sustainability of Social Spaces and Built Environments

GEG2918 Field Camp I

GEG3103 Social Geography

GEG3106 Cities and Social Change

GEG3107 Geography of Polar Regions

GEG3300 Selected Topics in Physical Geography

GEG3301 Selected Topics in Human Geography

GEG3302 Natural Resource Management

GEG3303 Health Geography

GEG3305 Geographies of Globalization

GEG3309 Social Landscapes of Métis Communities

GEG3315 Geography of Latin America

GEG3320 Geography of Tourism

GEG4000 Field Research

GEG4101 Permafrost Environments

GEG4118 Environmental Impact Assessment

GEG4121 Applications of GIS in Natural and Social Sciences

GEG4125 Geographies of Transnational Migration and Settlement 

GEG4127 Seminar in Human Geography

GEG4128 Places and Landscapes of the North American City

GEG4129 Global Climate Change

GEG4311 Political Geography

GEG4920 Human Geography Field Camp


Department of History

HIS1120 What Is Europe? (16th-21th Century)

HIS2127 History of the USSR

HIS2129 Technology, Society and Environment since 1800

HIS2153 The United States from 1945 to the Present

HIS2160 History of the Middle East from World War I

HIS2182 Women in Canada

HIS2183 Women in Western Societies to the Eighteenth Century

HIS2300 Global Environmental History

HIS2362 British North America

HIS2363 Canada, 1867-1939

HIS2364 Contemporary Canada

HIS3304 Canadian Environmental History

HIS3320 Building Europe, 1945 to the Present


Department of Philosophy

PHI2398 Environmental Ethics 


Department of Religious Studies

SRS2172 Religion, Nature and Ecology

SRS2191 Sociology of Religion


Faculty of Law

Department of Common Law

CML1109 First-Year Thematic Course: Public International Law

CML2301 Aboriginal Peoples and the Law

CML2317 Advanced Problems in Canadian Federalism

CML3132 Willms & Shier Environmental Law Moot

CML3135 International Law and Developing Countries

CML3148 Toxic Tort Law

CML3161 International Environmental Law

CML3163 The Law of the Sea

CML3180 Environmental Law Clinic

CML3369 Environmental Law

CML4117 Protection of Civilians in International Law

CML4130 Natural Resources Law

CML4134 Studies in Environmental Law

CML4150 Globalization and Law


Faculty of Education

Department of Education

PED3134 Social Justice and Global Education


Faculty of Engineering

Department of Chemical Engineering

CHG3122 Chemical Engineering Practice

CHG4302 Environmental Biotechnology

CHG4307 Clean Processes and Sustainable Development

CHG4385 Adsorption Separations for Environmental Applications


Department of Civil Engineering

CVG1107 Civil Engineering Graphics and Seminars

CVG2132 Fundamentals of Environmental Engineering 

CVG4113 Hydraulics of Water Supply and Sewer Systems

CVG4130 Advanced Environmental Engineering

CVG4133 Solid Waste Management 

CVG4175 Field Investigations and Environmental Impact Assessment of Civil Engineering Projects

CVG4188 Special Topics in Environmental Engineering 


Department of Electrical Engineering

ELG2911 Professional Practice in Information Technology and Engineering

ELG4126 Sustainable Electrical Power Systems 


Department of Mechanical Engineering

MCG4340 Mechanical Engineering Laboratory 


Department of Software Engineering

SEG2911 Professional Software Engineering Practice 


General Engineering

GNG1103 Engineering Design

GNG2101 Introduction to Product Development and Management for Engineers and Computer Scientists

GNG4128 Introduction to Nuclear Engineering


Telfer School of Management  

Department of Administration

ADM1100 Introduction to Business Management

ADM1101 Social Context of Business

ADM1300 Introduction to Business Management 

ADM1301 Social Context of Business

ADM4317 Leadership, Strategy and Sustainability

ADM4338 International Training and Development for Sustainability 


Faculty of Medicine

Department of Medicine

MED1200 Introduction to the Professions 


Faculty of Sciences

Department of Biology

BIO2129 Ecology

BIO3115 Conservation Biology

BIO3117 Ecosystem Ecology

BIO4101 Pesticides and the Environment


Department of Biopharmaceutical Sciences

BPS4105 Human Toxicology and Environmental Health


Department of Chemistry

CHM1100 Chemistry and the Human Environment 

CHM2313 Environmental Chemistry

CHM3128 Catalysis and Sustainable Chemical Manufacturing

CHM4129 Chemistry of Sustainable Energy


Department of Environmental Sciences

EVS1101 Introduction to Environmental Science

EVS3101 Environmental Issues

EVS3102 The Practice of Environmental Science 


Department of Geology

GEO1301 The Earth and How It Works

GEO2166 Oceanography

GEO2307 Environmental Geology

GEO2334 Quaternary Geology and Climate Change


Department of General Sciences

SCI1101 Science in Society


Faculty of Health Sciences

Department of Human Kinetics

APA1122 Health: A Global Perspective 


Department of Health Sciences

HSS1101 Determinants of Health

HSS2321 Sociopolitical and Economic Perspectives in Health 

HSS3105 Global Citizenship and Health

HSS3303 Environment and Health


Department of Leisure Studies


LSR2121 Recreation and Environmental Quality

LSR2122 Tourism

LSR3105 Recreation Resources Conservation


Faculty of Social Sciences

School of Sociological and Anthropological Studies

ANT2128 Anthropology for the 21st Century

ANT3120 Applied Anthropology

ANT3131 Economic Anthropology

ANT3326 Indigenous Peoples, Human Rights, International Perspectives

ANT4135 Food and Food Systems

SOC2113 Techniques, Cultures and Environments

SOC3105 Environmental Sociology

SOC3140 Sociology of the United States

SOC4310 Globalization and the Environment


Department of Economics

ECO1304 Contemporary Microeconomic Issues

ECO2110 Microeconomic Analysis of the Public Sector

ECO2111 Economics of Women's Issues

ECO2114 Introduction to Labour and Population Economics

ECO2117 Introduction to the Economics of Developing Countries

ECO2118 Introduction to Environmental and Natural Resources Economics

ECO2123 Introduction to Health Economics 

ECO2143 Macroeconomic Theory II

ECO2145 Microeconomic Theory II

ECO2147 Analysis of Economic and Social Data

ECO3111 International Trade

ECO3130 Economic Growth

ECO3149 Application of Cost-Benefit Analysis to Public Projects

ECO4117 Development Economics

ECO4136 Research Seminar in Economics of the Environment

ECO4192 Research Seminar in Economics of Natural Resources and Sustainability

ECO4193 Economics of Conflict


Department of International Development and Globalization

DVM2110 Health, Education, Perspectives in International Development

DVM3125 Environmental Policies, Natural Resources Management and Sustainable Development

DVM3130 Ethics and International Development

DVM3135 Food Security and International Development

DVM4120 International Development Issues in Africa

DVM4125 International Development Issues in Asia

DVM4130 International Development Issues in Latin America 

DVM4153 International Development and Environmental Change


Department of Political Studies

POL3115 Comparative Politics of Development

POL3123 Gender Studies and Feminist Theories in International Relations

POL3124 The Politics of Security 

POL3125 Urban Politics in Canada

POL3126 Women and Politics

POL3175 Ecopolitics

POL4123 Gender and International Relations

POL4124 The Politics of Security

POL4190 Global Environmental Politics

POL4191 Advanced Topics in Critical Security and War Studies

POL4192 Advanced Topics in International Political Economy and or Global Governance


Gender Studies

FEM2111 Class, Work, Gender and (Re)Production

FEM4310 Feminism and Transnationalism

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