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UMass Amherst Libraries

Renewable Energy

4-College Courses on Renewable Energy

Hampshire College
Environmental Studies & Sustainability Program

Sample courses:

  • Agriculture, Food & Human Health
  • Ecology, Agriculture & Society
  • Farming in America
  • Food, Health and Law
  • Sustainable Living

Mount Holyoke College
Environmental Studies

Sample courses:

  • Agriculture and Human Health
  • Sustainable Agriculture
  • Sustainable Development in West Africa

Smith College
Center for the Environment, Ecological Design & Sustainability
Sample courses:

  • Environmental Ethics
  • Feminisms and the Fate of the Planet
  • The World Food System

Amherst College
Environmental Studies
Sample courses:

  • The Anthropology of Food
  • Food, Fiber and Pharmaceuticals
  • The Resilient Earth

UMass Courses on Renewable Energy

Selected Courses

Spring 2015 undergraduate courses...
1) Team-Oriented Lab Discovery in Renewable Energy (NatSci 389H)
2) Intro to Environmental & Water Resources Engineering (CE-ENGIN 370)
Spring 2015 graduate courses...
1) Wind Energy: Environmental Assessment, Monitoring & Regulatory Requirements (ECO 697WE)
2) Transportation Sustainability (CE-ENGIN 597S)

Courses offered in the past...
   Beyond Organic Farming (Honors 391D)
   Community Food Systems
(PSIS 397C)
   The Cost of Food (Honors 391D)
   Foods that Prevent Disease (Honors 391D)
   Global Food Systems
(PSIS 390G) 
   Herbs, Spices and Medicinal Plants (PSIS 280)
   Hunger and Food Security (CSL 292S)
   Sustainable Food and Farming Series (UMass Outreach)

For more course ideas, visit Sustainable UMass

Selected Programs
Online Professional Series in Wind Energy Siting and Analysis (Continuing and Professional Education)



Study Abroad in an Ecovillage

Sustainable Communities

Earn UMass Amherst credit studying in an international EcoVillage. Find out more about Living Routes programs and check out this video for an example of a program.