Sustainability in the Classroom

Our aim is to understand the challenges of peak oil, global climate change and natural resource depletion.  More importantly, we want to work to create the solutions to those problems.

~Jim Ellefson, Professor; Poet-in-Residence

Students at Champlain are learning about sustainability in a variety of ways, most notably in the classroom. To assist our faculty, we create and share development opportunities and resources.

Majors/Minors

Courses that are centrally focused on sustainability, such as:

  • ENP 100 - Introduction to Environmental Issues

  • ENP 200 - Sustainability and Environmental Policy

  • ENP 210 - The Environmental Impacts of Consumerism

  • ENP 250 - Environmental Policy and Globalization

  • ENP 300 - Place-Based Environmental Policy

  • ENP 400 - Environmental Policy Assessment and,Development

  • ENP 450 - Environmental Decision Making

  • ENP 490 - Environmental Policy Internship

  • SCI100: SinoAmerican Exchange for Environmental Leadership

  • SCI 210: Foundations of Ecology

  • COR 220: Ethics & the Environment

  • BUS 210: Corporate Social Responsibility

  • LEG 360: Environmental Law

  • COM 401: Environmental Communication

Courses that include sustainability aspects, such as:

  • COR 120: Concepts of Community
  • COR 210: Scientific Revolutions
  • COR 310: Technology & Development
  • COR 320: Human Rights
  • COR 330: International Cultural Studies
  • EVT 450: Event Management Seminar
  • BUS 250: Project Management
  • INV 430: Social Entrepreneurship
  • MKT 340 Non Profit & Social Marketing
  • MIL 14: Orienteering
  • MIL 19: Backpacking
  • WRT 280: Reading & Writing in the Wilderness

See course descriptions in the College Catalog.


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