Sustainable Systems Themes - Course List

Mobility/Transportation Systems

Sample courses 

  • NRE 557/CEE 586                    Industrial Ecology 
  • AEROSP 536                             Electric Propulsion 
  • AUTO 566                               Hybrid Electrical Vehicles 
  • CEE 501.063                           Traffic Engineering 
  • AUTO 533/MECHENG 433       Advanced Energy Solutions 

Relevant websites 

 

Energy Systems

Sample courses

  • ESENG 567/CEE 567     Energy Infrastructure Systems 
  • NRE 527                       Energy Markets and Energy Politics 
  • NRE 615                       Renewable Electricity and the Grid 
  • NRE 574                       Sustainable Energy Systems 
  • AUTO 533/MECHENG 433 Advanced Energy Solutions 
  • FIN 583                        Energy Project Finance 
  • ENGR 521                     Cleantech Entrepreneurship  

Relevant websites

 

Built Environment

Sample courses

  • ENVIRON 407/CEE 307   Sustainable Cities 
  • CEE 555                         Sustainable Civil Infrastructure Systems 
  • ARCH 555                      Building Systems & Energy Conservation 
  • ENVIRON 405                 Urban Sprawl (F) UG course
  • NRE 531                         Principles of GIS 
  • Arch 575                        Building Ecology 
  • UP 533                           Sustainable Urbanism and Architecture
  • UP 517                           Real Estate Essentials
  • UP 520                           Urban Land Use Planning 

Relevant websites

Food Systems

Sample courses

  • NRE 501.007                Sustainable Aquaculture 
  • NRE 501.031                Urban Agriculture 
  • NRE 501.038                Foundations of Sustainable Food Systems 
  • NRE 540                       GIS and Natural Resource Applications 
  • NRE 564                       Localization: Transitional thinking for the new normal 
  • NUTR 540                     Maternal & Child Nutrition 
  • NUTR 585                    Food Service Management 
  • NRE 565                       Principles for Transistion: Food, Fuel and Finance in a Biophysically Constrained, Ethically Challenged World 

Relevant websites

 

Water Systems

Sample Courses

  • NRE 508              Wetland Ecology 
  • NRE 520              Fluvial Ecosystems 
  • CEE 480              Design of Environmental Engineering Systems 
  • CEE 549              Geoenvironmental Engineering 
  • CEE 580              Physicochemical Processes in Environmental Engineering
  • CEE 591              Environmental Fluid Mechanics 
  • CEE 880              Seminar Environmental & Water Resource Engineering 
  • Earth 581            Aquatic Chemistry
  • EHS 570              Water Quality Management 

 

Relevant Websites
Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE)

SNRE/CoE Engineering Sustainable Systems, Sustainable Water Systems[GAK2] 
School of Public Health Environmental Health Sciences

University of Michigan Water Center

 

Climate Change

Sample Courses

  • CLIMATE 473            Climate Physics 
  • CLIMATE 474            Ice & Climate 
  • CLIMATE 480            Climate Change Move to Action 
  • CLIMATE 530            Engineering Climate Change 
  • CEE 501.014             Greenhouse Gas Control 

Relevant Websites

Climate Change Research[GAK3] 

Climate Center, Graham Sustainability Institute

U-M Engineering Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences

Applied Climate Course List (ME)

 

*SNRE students have access to opportunities across the U-M campus.  This page identifies courses and course search engines spanning several sustainable systems themes. If you find other courses applicable to these themes, please contact OAP at snre.records@umich.edu.