Courses Aligned with IonE Mission Copy

 

The course list below was created through submissions from IonE Affiliate Faculty and IonE Staff. It is not a comprehensive list of all UMN courses that align with IonE’s mission. IonE Affiliates are invited to submit additional courses to the list here.

Please note: Any online course can be taken by students from all campuses system-wide through the Multi-Institution Enrollment process.

Undergraduate Students

  • Consider the Sustainability Studies Minor, which immerses students in the exploration of real-world problems from a variety of academic perspectives, incorporating disciplines from across the natural, social and applied sciences.
  • If you are interested in the environment, search for Environment Theme courses within OneStop.

Summer 2020

  • *BIOL 3700-003: Bioinspired approaches to pandemics
  • *GCC 3005: Innovation for the Public Good: Post-Pandemic Venture Design
  • *SUST 3480: COVID-19 and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals:  Resilience, Connections, and Threats
  • GCC 3005: Global Venture Design: What Impact Will You Make?

Fall 2020

  • ENGL 3071: The American Food Revolution in Literature and Television
  • ESPM 3601: Sustainable Housing: Community, Environment, and Technology
  • GCC 3003: Seeking Solutions to Global Health Issues
  • GCC 3024: 11 Billion People: How Long Can the Planet Sustain Humanity?
  • GCC 3027: Power Systems Journey: Making the Invisible Visible and Actionable
  • GCC 3005: Innovation for the Public Good: Design for a Disrupted World
  • PA 4790:  Science to Action: How Does Science and Technology Inform Policy?
  • SUST 3003: Sustainable People, Sustainable Planet
  • SUST 4004: Sustainable Communities
  • SUST 4096: Sustainability Internship & Leadership Projects

Spring 2021

  • ESPM 3601: Sustainable Housing: Community, Environment, and Technology
  • GCC 1909: Introduction to Ecosystem Health: Challenges at the Intersection of Human, Animal, and Environmental
  • GCC 3011: Pathways to Renewable Energy
  • GCC 3013: Making Sense of Climate Change: Science, Art, and Agency
  • GCC 3016: Science and Society: Working Together to Avoid the Antibiotic Resistance Apocalypse
  • GCC 3025: Living the Good Life at the End of the World: Sustainability in the Anthropocene
  • GCC 3031: The Global Climate Challenge: Creating an Empowered Movement for Change
  • GCC 3043/5043: Regenerative Game Studio: Playing for the Future
  • SUST 3003: Sustainable People, Sustainable Planet
  • SUST 3017: Environmental Justice
  • SUST 4004: Sustainable Communities
  • SUST 4096: Sustainability Internship & Leadership Projects

 

Graduate Students

Summer 2021

  • *GCC 5005: Global Venture Design: What Impact Will You Make?
  • *SUST 5480: COVID-19 and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals: Resilience, Connections, and Threats

Fall 2021

  • APSC 8280: Engaging Science with Humanistic Disciplines in Sustainability Transitions
  • CEGE 5180: Design and Implementation of Environmental Field Studies
  • ENGL 8090: Ecocriticism and the Environmental Humanities
  • GCC 5003: Seeking Solutions to Global Health Issues
  • GCC 5024: 11 Billion People: How Long Can the Planet Sustain Humanity?
  • GCC 5027: Power Systems Journey: Making the Invisible Visible and Actionable
  • GCC 5032: Ecosystem Health: Leadership at the Intersection of Humans, Animals, and the Environment
  • GCC 5005: Innovation for the Public Good: Design for a Disrupted World
    PUBH 6194: Climate Change and Public Health

J-Term 2021

  • PA 5790: Global Convergence Lab – Puerto Rico: Energy, Justice and Community Resilience (Postponed until January, 2022)