This list of pre-approved courses is intended to inspire, not to require. These are some examples of courses that have been used for this submajor in the past. Each student should individualize the submajor around their interests and goals.
Look for courses within SAS and other schools at Penn. Discuss your goals for the submajor with the STSC Chair or Associate Director.
Up to three (3) non-College courses* may be in the submajor.
Up to two science courses 200-level and above may count for the submajor where appropriate.
BEPP 263: Environment and Energy Economics*
BIOL 138: Energy Transformations and Living-Off-the-Grid
COMM 318: Stories from data
BIOL 240: Ecology: from individuals to ecosystem
EAS 301:Climate Policy and Technology*
EAS 401: Energy and Its Impacts*
EAS 402: Renewable Energy*
ENVS 301: Environmental Case Studies
ENVS 400: Environmental Policy
LGST 215: Environmental Management, Law and Policy*
PHYS 016: Energy, Oil and Global Warming
URBS 103: Industrial Metropolis
URBS 290: Metropolitan Nature
Some department courses that are relevant to this submajor:
STSC 168: Environment and Society
STSC 279: Nature's Nation
Also check this website for courses relevant to this submajor: https://ppeh.sas.upenn.edu/courses/course-list