Sustainability Certificate of Accomplishment - Historical
Department: Engineering & Technology
Approval: October 2012
The Sustainability Certificate Program is designed for working professionals, business owners, and students working towards a degree who wish to understand and apply sustainability concepts to their existing or future educational pathways and careers.
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

Participants may obtain the certificate by completing the following courses at City College of San Francisco with a grade of ā€œCā€ or higher in each course. The certificate can be awarded in as early as two semesters or can be completed over several years.

The minimum time for completion of this certificate is 2 semesters. Completion time will vary based on student preparation and number of classes completed per semester.

Courses Required for the Certificate of Accomplishment in Sustainability
Course Units
Required courses:
SUST 31/BIO 31/GEOG 31 - Introduction to Environmental Science 3.00
ENRG 3 - Introduction to Alternative Energy 3.00
SUST 91 - Applied Research in Sustainability 2.00
Total: 8.00
Choose 6 units from the following elective courses:
Biology Department:
BIO 19 - Ecology 4.00
BIO 26 - Habitat Restoration Field Studies 1.00
BIO 21J - Agroecology 1.00
Earth Sciences Department:
GEOG 1 - Physical Geography 3.00
GEOG 4 - Cultural Geography 3.00
GEOG 7 - Economic Geography 3.00
GEOG 41A - Climate Change 1.00
GEOL 30 - Environmental Geology 3.00
GEOL 30L - Environmental Geology Lab 1.00
Engineering and Technology Department:
BTEC 5 - Briefings in Biotechnology 1.00
ENRG 3L - Introduction to Alternative Energy Laboratory 1.00
ENRG 130 - Residential Energy and Efficiency Measures 3.00
Total: 6.00
Total: 14.00