Certificate in Climate Change Causes, Impacts, and Solutions

Certificate in Climate Change Causes, Impacts, and Solutions — 12-18 units

Courses may be listed in multiple areas. Courses cannot be double-counted and each course can only fulfill one requirement area. Students should meet with a Climate Change Certificate advisor to determine which courses in other areas should be selected if a course satisfies multiple areas

Foundational Course (3-4 units)

Select One:

BIOL 318Our Endangered Planet3
ENVS 130Environmental Studies3
ERTH 335Global Warming3
GEOG 160Introduction to Environmental Science4
RRS 276Race, Activism and Climate Justice3
WGS 578Women, Globalization, and Ecology3

Causes Course (3-4 units)

Select One:

CHEM 380Chemistry Behind Environmental Pollution3
COMM 572Rhetoric of Ecology4
ENVS 130Environmental Studies3
ENVS 460Energy, Justice, and Sustainability3
ERTH 260Physical Processes in the Atmosphere4
ERTH 335Global Warming3
ERTH 365Extreme Weather in a Warming World3
ERTH 535Planetary Climate Change4
GEOG 101Our Physical Environment3
GEOG 160Introduction to Environmental Science4
GEOG 314Bioclimatology4
GEOG 435Geography of Global Transportation4
GEOG 500GWPhysical and Human Dimensions of Climate Change - GWAR3
I R 735Seminar in Global Environmental Policy3
LS 401International Development and Resource Justice3
PLSI 354Politics, the Environment, and Social Change4
RRS 276Race, Activism and Climate Justice3
USP 514Sustainable Development in Cities4
WGS 593Gender, Health, and the Environment3

Impacts Course (3-4 units)

Select One:

AA S 587Asian Americans and Environmental Justice3
BECA 502Environmental Communication on Electronic Media3
ENVS 470Climate Politics and Policy3
ENVS 480Climate Change Adaptation and Justice3
ERTH 260Physical Processes in the Atmosphere4
ERTH 330California Water3
ERTH 335Global Warming3
ERTH 365Extreme Weather in a Warming World3
GEOG 314Bioclimatology4
GEOG 500GWPhysical and Human Dimensions of Climate Change - GWAR3
RRS 276Race, Activism and Climate Justice3
USP 514Sustainable Development in Cities4
WGS 593Gender, Health, and the Environment3

Solutions Course (3-6 units)

Select one:

BECA 502Environmental Communication on Electronic Media3
BIOL 532Restoration Ecology3
BIOL 534Wetland Ecology4
BIOL 671Ecology and Evolution of Marine Systems II6
COMM 572Rhetoric of Ecology4
ENVS 460Energy, Justice, and Sustainability3
ENVS 470Climate Politics and Policy3
ENVS 480Climate Change Adaptation and Justice3
ENVS 530Environmental Leadership and Organizing3
ENVS 570Applied Local Sustainability3
FIN 651Student Managed Fund in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Investments3
GEOG 314Bioclimatology4
GEOG 433Urban Transportation4
GEOG 435Geography of Global Transportation4
GEOG 500GWPhysical and Human Dimensions of Climate Change - GWAR3
I R 735Seminar in Global Environmental Policy3
LS 430Future of the Forests3
RRS 276Race, Activism and Climate Justice3
USP 515Environmental Justice: Race, Poverty, and the Environment4
WGS 578Women, Globalization, and Ecology3

Advanced Climate Justice

At least one of the courses taken to fulfill the Causes, Impacts, or Solutions area must also be an Advanced Climate Justice course. Courses designated as fulfilling Advanced Climate Justice are listed below:

AA S 587Asian Americans and Environmental Justice3
BECA 502Environmental Communication on Electronic Media3
BIOL 534Wetland Ecology4
BIOL 671Ecology and Evolution of Marine Systems II6
COMM 572Rhetoric of Ecology4
ENVS 460Energy, Justice, and Sustainability3
ENVS 470Climate Politics and Policy3
ENVS 480Climate Change Adaptation and Justice3
ENVS 530Environmental Leadership and Organizing3
ENVS 570Applied Local Sustainability3
GEOG 433Urban Transportation4
GEOG 435Geography of Global Transportation4
GEOG 500GWPhysical and Human Dimensions of Climate Change - GWAR3
I R 735Seminar in Global Environmental Policy3
LS 401International Development and Resource Justice3
LS 430Future of the Forests3
RRS 276Race, Activism and Climate Justice3
USP 514Sustainable Development in Cities4
USP 515Environmental Justice: Race, Poverty, and the Environment4
WGS 578Women, Globalization, and Ecology3
WGS 593Gender, Health, and the Environment3