Courses & Programs

As part of the University of Alberta's commitment to sustainability, sustainability-related and sustainability-focused courses are identified on our website. The University of Alberta offers over 650 courses that are directly or indirectly linked to the ecological, environmental, social, and cultural facets of sustainability. A similar number of faculty are currently engaged in sustainability-related research.

The University of Alberta is a charter member of the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS). This is a voluntary self-reporting framework for recognizing and gauging relative progress towards sustainability. We are awarded credit in this system for identifying and reporting on our sustainability-focused and sustainability-related courses.

Degree Programs

Many programs at the University of Alberta integrate sustainability into their curriculum offerings. The ones listed below have a particular focus on sustainability issues.

Program Name

Degree/Certificate

Faculty/Department

Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology

MSc or PhD in Environmental Sociology or Resource Economics

Department of Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology

Protected Area and Wildlands Management

Master of Science or PhD

Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research

MBA with Sustainability Stream

MBA

Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research

MBA in Natural Resources, Energy & Environment

MBA

Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research

Environmental Studies

Bachelor of Arts

Faculty of Agriculture, Life and Environmental Sciences

Planning

Bachelor of Arts or Science

Faculty of Science, Faculty of Arts and Faculty of Extension

Environmental Science / Studies

Bachelor of Arts or Science

Augustana Faculty

Sustainable Agricultural Systems Major

Bachelor of Science

Faculty of Agriculture, Life and Environmental Sciences

Agricultural/Food Business Management

Bachelor of Science

Faculty of Agriculture, Life and Environmental Sciences

Environmental and Conservation Sciences

Bachelor of Science

Faculty of Agriculture, Life and Environmental Sciences

Forest Business Management

Bachelor of Science

Faculty of Agriculture, Life and Environmental Sciences

Agriculture

Bachelor of Science

Faculty of Agriculture, Life and Environmental Sciences

Forestry

Bachelor of Science

Faculty of Agriculture, Life and Environmental Sciences

Environmental Earth Sciences

Bachelor of Science

Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Bilingual Bachelor of Science Environmental and Conservation Sciences (program suspended) 

Bachelor of Science/Baccalauréat en sciences

Faculty Saint-Jean

Environmental Resource Management

Certificate

Faculty of Extension

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Are you, your course or your department missing from these lists? Please let us know by sending an email to sustainability@ualberta.ca