Sustainability Courses 

Life-cycle analysis. Climate change. Nanoengineering for the future of bits and bytes. Plants, genes, and global food production. Whatever your passion or major, Cornell offers a sustainability course for you.

Snapshot of the sustainability course list
100's of classes are offered each semester on sustainability, or with sustainability themes and projects as a core part of the learning experience.  

Sustainability Classes

Cornell's commitment to sustainability in its education curriculum is evidenced by the broad course list. Explore Cornell's 700+ sustainability classes to find your next learning experience. The list is managed and maintained by the Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability.

Courses have been identified by instructors, college administrators, or by an independent review of course content. We encourage faculty, departments, schools, and colleges to bring other sustainability courses to our attention, by working with the Atkinson Center to add new material to the list on an annual basis. 

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Other Learning Opportunities


Looking for experiential, service-learning, internship, or other types of sustainability experiences on campus?  

Visit to browse extensive opportunities across campus.  Study abroad, volunteer opportunities, team projects, and other types of learning that don't fit into a formal course experience are available for students to filter and browse.