Drexel Green

A Commitment Towards a More Sustainable Community

Moss Dragon Earth Day Block Party Farmer's Market Spring Blossoms on Korman Center Walk Tulips outside of the Law Building Students in front of Handschumacher Dining Center The Biowall in the Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building Drexel Park Flowers at Drexel Earth Day Celebrations Fitness Quad at the Drexel Recreation Center, Recycling Rainwater Race Street Walkway and Northside Dining Terrace Green Roof at the Millennium Residence Hall Rush Building Alumni Garden Autumn Leaves on Arch Street

Courses & Majors

Drexel's Great Works Symposium, an interdisciplinary course focused on exploring subjects of the broadest possible interest and greatest societal impact and open to the entire University student community is teaching a course series on "Health and Society" for academic year 2011-12.

Academic Majors In Environmental Studies

BS, MS, PhD - Environmental Engineering
MPH - Environmental Health
MS, PhD - Environmental Policy
BS, MS, PhD - Environmental Science
BS - Environmental Studies
BA – International Area Studies with a concentration in Global Science, Sustainability and Health

Sustainability-Focused Courses

Arts Administration
AADM 755 - Community Cultural Planning
AADM 765 - Special Topics: Urban Vitality and the Arts
AADM 765 - Special Topics: Civic Lancaster Project
AADM 765 - Special Topics: Community and Cultural Engagement
Anthropology
ANTH 360 - Culture and the Environment
Architecture
ARCH 241 - Studio 4-1
ARCH 242 - Studio 4-2
ARCH 243 - Studio 4-3
ARCH 315 - Sustainability in the Built Environment I
ARCH 320 - Sustainability in the Built Environment II
ARCH 465 - Energy and Architecture
ARCH 499 - Special Topics in Architecture: Mantua Community Design
ARCH 499 - Special Topics in Architecture: Listening to the Land
ARCH 499 - Special Topics in Architecture: Smart House Design
Art History
ARTH 465 - Special Topics: Public Art and Participation
Business
BUSN 103 - Social Responsibility for Business
BUSN 698 - Special Topics in Business: Corporate Social Responsibility
Chemistry
CHEM 110 - Environmental Chemistry
Civil Engineering
CIVE 790 - Special Topics: Sustainable Water Resources Engineering
CIVE 790 - Special Topics: Urban Ecohydraulics
Criminal Justice
CJ 373 - Environmental Crimes
Communications
COM 317 - Environmental Communication
COM 617 - Environmental Communication
Construction Management
CMGT 355 - Introduction to Sustainability in Construction
CMGT 535 - Community Impact Analysis
CMGT 545 - Sustainable Principles & Practices
CMGT 546 - Sustainable Technologies)
CMGT 547 - LEED Concepts
CMGT 558 - Community Sustainability
Economics
ECON 351 - Resource and Environmental Economics
ECON 498 - Special Topics in Economics: Revitalizing Cities
Education
EDUC 775 - Special Topics in Teacher Preparation: Sustainability
EDUC 775 - Special Topics in Teacher Preparation: Global Environmental Education
Engineering Technology
ET 755 - Sustainable and Green Manufacturing
English
ENGL 302 - Environmental Literature
Environmental Engineering
ENVE 300 - Introduction to Environmental Engineering
ENVE 480 - Topics in Environmental Engineering: Environ. Life Cycle Assessment
ENVE 860 - Topics in Environmental Engineering: Environ. Life Cycle Assessment
Environmental Policy
ENVP 345 - Sociology of the Environment
ENVP 346 - Environmental Justice
ENVP 360 - Environmental Movements in America
ENVP 365 - Introduction to Environmental Policy Analysis
ENVP 522 - Environmental Law
ENVP 523 - Environmental Regulations
ENVP 570 - International Environmental Policy
ENVP 650 - Resource & Environmental Economics
ENVP 720 - Environmental Cost-Benefit Analysis
ENVP 760 - Social Change & Environment
ENVP 771 - Theory and Practice Environmental Policy Analysis
ENVP 772 - Methods of Environmental Policy Analysis
ENVP 773 - Environmental Policy Analysis Practicum
ENVP 774 - Environmental Policy Economic Analysis
ENVP 865 - Special Topics in Environmental Policy
ENVP 875 - Environmental Justice
ENVP 880 - Environment and Society
Environmental Science
ENVS 260 - Environmental Science and Society I
ENVS 262 - Environmental Science and Society II
ENVS 275 - Global Climate Change
ENVS 289 - Global Warming, Biodiversity and your Future
ENVS 321 - Environmental Health
ENVS 328 - Conservation Biology
ENVS 351 - Resource and Environmental Economics
ENVS 370 - Practice of Environmental Economics
ENVS 413 - Advanced Population Ecology
ENVS 431 - Epidemiology
ENVS 436 - Principles of Toxicology I
ENVS 437 - Principles of Toxicology II
ENVS 441 - Issues in Global Change I: Seminar
ENVS 442 - Issues in Global Change II: Research
ENVS 443 - Issues in Global Change III: Synthesis
ENVS 521 - Environmental Health
ENVS 538 - Biodiversity & Conservation
ENVS 608 - Fate of Pollutants in Air and Water
ENVS 613 - Advanced Population Ecology
ENVS 614 - Advanced Community Ecology
ENVS 621 - Epidemiology
ENVS 636 - Principles of Toxicology I
ENVS 637 - Principles of Toxicology II
ENVS 726 - Environmental Assessment
ENVS 751 - Stream Analysis and Pollution Control
ENVS 757 - Bioremediation
Nursing
HLSO 321 - Health Issues & the Environment (nursing)
Hotel & Restaurant Management
HRM 612 - Tourism and Sustainability
Interiors
INTR 310 - Sustainability: History and Theory
INTR 410 - Collaborative Research in Sustainability
INTR 799/465 - Special Topics: Mantua Community Design Build
INTR 799/465 - Special Topics: Community Seminar McMichael
Law
LAW 655 - Environmental Law
Materials Engineering Technology
MET 409 - Green Manufacturing
Management
MGMT 499 - Corporate Social Responsibility
MGMT 498 - Special Topics in Management: Sustainability
Physics & Environmental Science
PHEV 141 - Atmospheric Science I: Climate and Global Change
PHEV 145 - Weather I: Climate and Global Change
Philosophy
PHIL 341 - Philosophy of the Environment
Property Management
PRMT 320 - Sustainable Property Management
Political Science
PSCI 331 Environmental Politics
PSCI 570 International Environmental Policy
Physics
PHYS 141 - Atmospheric Science I: Climate/Global Change
Psychology
PSY 352 - Environmental Psychology
Public Health
PBHL 642 - Healthy Homes and the Built Environment
Sociology
SOC 341 - Environmental Movements in America
SOC 346 - Environmental Justice
SOC 347 - Introduction to Environmental Policy Analysis
SOC 373 - Environmental Crimes

Sustainability-Related Courses

Architecture
ARCH 261 - Environmental Systems I
ARCH 262 - Environmental Systems II
ARCH 263 - Environmental Systems III
ARCH 348 - Studies in Vernacular Architecture
ARCH 351 - Studio 5-1
ARCH 352 - Studio 5-2
ARCH 352 - Studio 5-3
ARCH 361 - Studio 6-1
ARCH 362 - Studio 6-2
ARCH 363 - Studio 6-3
ARCH 421 - Environmental Psychology & Design Theory
ARCH 441 - Urban Design Seminar I
ARCH 442 - Urban Design Seminar II
ARCH 463 - Emerging Architectural Technology
ARCH 464 - Building Enclosure Design
ARCH 498 - Thesis III
ARCH 499 - Special Topics in Architecture: Nature & Arch : Rustic Design
Architectural Engineering
AE 220 - Introduction to HVAC
AE 390 - Architectural Engineering Design I
AE 391 - Architectural Engineering Design II
AE 430 - Control Systems for HVAC
Biology
BIO 123 - Organismal Diversity & Ecology
Business
BUSN 715 - Business Consulting Projects: Academy of Natural Sciences
Civil Engineering
CAE 491 - Senior Design Project I
CAE 492 - Senior Design Project II
CAE 493 - Senior Design Project III
CIVE 420 - Water and Waste Treatment I
CIVE 430 - Hydrology
CIVE 431 - Hydrology-Ground Water
CIVE 640 - Environmental Geotechnics
CIVE 660 - Hydrology‐Stream Flow
CIVE 661 - Groundwater Hydraulics
CIVE 790 - Special Topics: Hydroclimatology
Communications
COM 316 - Campaigns for Health & Environment
COM 616 - Campaigns for Health & Environment
Construction Management
CMGT 365 - Soil Mechanics in Construction
CMGT 461 - Construction Management I
CMGT 532 - International Construction Practices
Culinary Arts
CULA 425 - The Kitchen Garden
CULA 426 - The Kitchen Garden: Summer
CULA 427 - The Kitchen Garden: Fall
Dance
DANC 380 - Special Topics: Project in Dance and Education
DANC 380 - Special Topics: Community Engagement Tools
Design & Merchandising
DSMR 230 - Textiles for Design & Merchandising
DSMR 399 - Special Topics: Global Product Sourcing
Electric and Computer Engineering
ECEP 354 - Energy Management Principles
ECEP 411 - Power Systems I
ECEP 412 - Power Systems II
ECEP 413 - Power Systems III
ECEP 421 - Modeling & Analysis of Electric Power Distribution Systems
ECEP 422 - Power Distribution Automation and Control
Global & International Education
EDGI 610 - International Ecotourism & Education
Education
EDUC 286 - Teaching Earth & Space Science for Middle School
Electrical Engineering Technology
EET 322 - Electrical Energy Conversion
EET 324 - Power Electronics
EET 407 - Power Systems Fundamentals
Environmental Engineering
ENVE 302 - Environmental Transport and Kinetics
ENVE 410 - Solid and Hazardous Waste
ENVE 421 - Water and Waste Treatment II
ENVE 422 - Water/Waste Treatment Design
ENVE 435 - Groundwater Remediation
ENVE 460 - Fund Air Poll Control
ENVE 465 - Indoor Air Quality
ENVE 480 - Topics in Environmental Engineering
ENVE 485 - Professional Environmental Engineering Practice
ENVE 491 - Senior Project Design I
ENVE 492 - Senior Design Project II
ENVE 493 - Senior Design Project III
ENVE 546 - Solid Waste Systems
ENVE 560 - Fundamentals of Air Pollutant Control
ENVE 602 - Water Quality Control Lab
ENVE 603 - Hazard Waste Analysis Lab
ENVE 604 - Solid Waste Analysis
ENVE 607 - Environmental Systems Analysis
ENVE 642 - Control of Gas Pollutants
ENVE 646 - Advanced Solid Waste Systems
ENVE 661 - Environmental Engineering Operations: Chemical & Physical
ENVE 662 - Environmental Engineering Unit Operations: Bio
ENVE 665 - Hazardous Waste & Groundwater Treatment
ENVE 681 - Groundwater Hydrology
ENVE 726 - Environmental Assessment
ENVE 761 - Environmental Engineering Unit Operations Laboratory
ENVE 766 - Waste Water Treatment Plant Des
ENVE 865 - Spec Topics in Environmental Engineering
Graphic Design
EVGD 220 - Wayfinding
EVGD 320 - Exhibit Design
VSCM 330 - Visual Communication IV
VSCM 430 - Visual Communication VI
Environmental Science
ENVS 169 - Environmental Science
ENVS 230 - General Ecology
ENVS 273 - Earth Systems Processes
ENVS 284 - Physiological and Population Ecology
ENVS 285 - Population Ecology Laboratory
ENVS 322 - Tropical Ecology
ENVS 323 - Tropical Field Studies
ENVS 324 - Microbial Ecology
ENVS 326 - Molecular Ecology
ENVS 327 - Molecular Ecology Lab
ENVS 286 - Community and Ecosystem Ecology
ENVS 287 - Community Ecology Laboratory
ENVS 330 - Aquatic Ecology
ENVS 333 - Wetland Ecology
ENVS 334 - Watershed Ecology
ENVS 336 - Terrestrial Ecology
ENVS 341 - Equatorial Guinea: Society & Environment
ENVS 342 - Equatorial Guinea: Natural Resource Economics
ENVS 343 - Equatorial Guinea: Field Methods
ENVS 344 - Equatorial Guinea: Field Research
ENVS 382 - Field Botany: NJ Pine Barrens
ENVS 383 - Ecology of the NJ Pine Barrens
ENVS 390 - Marine Ecology
ENVS 392 - Ichthyology and Herpetology
ENVS 401 - Chemistry of the Environment
ENVS 405 - Atmospheric Chemistry
ENVS 410 - Physiological Ecology
ENVS 414 - Advanced Community Ecology
ENVS 476 - Paleobotany
ENVS 477 - Vertebrate Paleontology
ENVS 480 - Special Topics in Environmental Science
ENVS 497 - Research
ENVS 498 - Independent Study in Environmental Science
ENVS 501 - Chemistry of the Environment
ENVS 511 - Evolutionary Ecology
ENVS 516 - Sanitary Microbiology
ENVS 531 - Industrial Hygiene I
ENVS 532 - Industrial Hygiene II
ENVS 561 - Introduction to Hydrology
ENVS 582 - Field Botany: NJ Pine Barrens
ENVS 583 - Ecology of the NJ Pine Barrens
ENVS 601 - Advanced Environmental Chemistry
ENVS 605 - Atmospheric Chemistry
ENVS 624 - Microbial Ecology
ENVS 626 - Molecular Ecology
ENVS 627 - Molecular Ecology Laboratory
ENVS 630 - Aquatic Ecology
ENVS 690 - Marine Ecology
ENVS 692 - Ichthyology and Herpetology
ENVS 710 - Physiological Ecology
ENVS 711 - Aquatic Toxicology
ENVS 722 - Tropical Ecology
ENVS 723 - Tropical Field Studies
ENVS 797 - Research
ENVS 799 - Independent Study in Environmental Science
ENVS 865 - Special Topics in Environmental Science
ENVS 891 - Research Methods I
ENVS 898 - Master's Thesis
ENVS 998 - Ph.D. Dissertation
Fashion
FASH 230 - Textiles for Fashion Design
Food Science
FDSC 270 - Microbial Food Safety and Sanitation
Health Science
HSCI 325 - Exercise Physiology
Honors
HNRS 304 - Honors Colloquium
Hotel & Restaurant Management
HRM 405 - Current Issues in Travel & Tourism
HRM 475 - Current Issues in Gaming
Interiors
ITNR 211 - Textiles for Interiors
INTR 225 - Environmental Design Theory
INTR 250 - Interior Materials
INTR 351 - Interior Lighting
INTR 451 - Interior Systems
INTR 430 - Commercial Design Studio
INTR 470 - Competition – Mobile Autism
INTR 752 - Graduate Studio D
INTR 864 - Material Investigations
INTR 865 - Lighting Seminar
INTR 870 - Environmental Topics in Design
Manufacturing Engineering Technology
MET 307 - HazMat for Manufacturing
Nutrition & Food Science
NFS 391 - Community Nutrition (nursing)
Physics & Environmental Science
PHEV 142 - Atmospheric Science I Lab
PHEV 143 - Atmospheric Science II: Weather Analysis/Forecast
PHEV 144 - Atmospheric Science II Lab
PHEV 146 - Weather II: Analysis and Forecasting
PHEV 346 - Atmospheric Dynamics
Property Management
PRMT 333 - Social Responsibility for Property Managers
Product Design
PROD 215 - Design Thinking in Prod
PROD 345 - Applied Human Centered Design
Physics
PHYS 142 - Atmospheric Science I Lab
PHYS 143 - Atmospheric Science II-Weather & Forecasting
PHYS 144 - Atmospheric Science II Lab
PHYS 541 - Atmospheric Physics I
PHYS 542 - Atmospheric Physics II
PHYS 543 - Atmospheric Physics III
PHYS 544 - Large Scale Atmospheric Dynamics I
PHYS 545 - Large Scale Atmospheric Dynamics II
PHYS 546 - Large Scale Atmospheric Dynamics III
PHYS 547 - Small Scale Atmospheric Dynamics I
PHYS 548 - Small Scale Atmospheric Dynamics II
PHYS 549 - Small Scale Atmospheric Dynamics III
PHYS 643 - Physics Upper Atmosphere
PHYS 644 - Atmospheric Numerical Prediction Techniques
PHYS 645 - Atmospheric Analysis Techniques
PHYS 646 - Atmospheric Turbulence & Diffusion
Public Health
PBHL 509 - Environmental and Occupational Health
PBHL 640 - Environmental Health
PBHL 641 - Environmental Hazard Assessment
PBHL 643 - Occupational Toxicology
PBHL 644 - Environmental Health for PH Practitioners
PBHL 645 - Environmental Toxicology
PBHL 646 - Environmental Health in Vulnerable Populations
PBHL 647 - Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology
PBHL 648 - Public Health & Disaster Preparedness
PBHL 649 - Occupational and Environmental Cancers
PBHL 661 - Occupational and Environmental Diseases
Sociology
SOC 345 - Sociology of the Environment