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For-Credit Classes

UC Berkeley offers at least 560 sustainability courses.  There are courses on the list from 46 different departments, including Geography 137 Top Ten Global Environmental Problems and ESPM C282 Health Implications of Climate Change.

The Environmental Science, Policy, and Management (ESPM) department has the highest number of courses on the list (115), while Civil and Environmental Engineering has forty-five. This means that around 10% of total courses offer instruction in some aspect of sustainability. In 2013-14, 29% of undergraduates took at least one course focused on sustainability.

UC Berkeley also offers a wide range of related degree programs -- over 25 undergraduate programs related to the environment or sustainability and almost 30 graduate degree programs, with almost 20 minors. The campus supports a large number of research centers related to the environment and sustainability.

Extension Education

UC Berkeley Extension Education, or "UNEX" has an extensive range of sustainability-related courses and programs, including sustainable design, energy for sustainability, and environmental monitoring. Extension Education classes can be taken to supplement regualr course offerings, for self enrichment, or to earn a certificate.  

More Information

See the Campus Initiative section of this site under Academics and Learning for more information on sustainability-related  learning opportunities and educational goals at UC Berkeley.