Updated: Mon, 07/22/2024 - 15:29

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Study Sustainability at McGill

The mission of McGill University is the advancement of learning and the creation and dissemination of knowledge.  

McGill is a student-centered institution and one in which the learning of faculty, staff, and community partners is also actively supported. It is the University’s role, as an educational institution, to produce learning outcomes that create aware and engaged citizens. 

McGill offers more than 100 courses related to sustainability each year. Undergraduate students can also choose from several sustainability-related programs, including Sustainability, Science & Society (Bachelor of Arts and Science).

Sustainability Elective Courses

The following non-exhaustive list was prepared by the McGill Office of Sustainability to offer a sample of elective courses without or with minimal prerequisites open to students during the 2024-2025 academic year.

Fall 2024

Offered on Mac Campus

Offered on Downtown Campus

Offered on Downtown Campus

Offered Downtown Campus; also offered in Winter 2025

Offered on Mac Campus

Offered on Downtown and Mac Campuses; also offered in Winter 2025

Offered on Downtown and Mac Campuses

Offered on Downtown and Mac Campuses; also offered in Winter 2025

Offered on Downtown Campus

Offered on Downtown Campus

Offered on Downtown Campus; also offered in Winter 2025

Winter 2025

Offered on Downtown Campus (MATH 141; ATOC 214 prerequisite)

Offered Downtown Campus

Offered on Downtown and Mac Campuses

Offered on Downtown and Mac Campuses

Offered on Downtown and Mac Campuses

Offered on Downtown Campus

Offered on Downtown Campus

Offered on Downtown Campus

Offered on Downtown Campus

Offered on Downtown Campus

Offered on Downtown Campus

This list was last updated in May 2024. If you have any questions about or would like your course to be featured on this list, please email sustainability [at] mcgill.ca.  

Sustainability Keywords 

Want to discover other sustainability-related courses or programs? Use keywords from the list below to help your search in the eCalendar and Undergraduate Admissions program guide.  

Climate Action

  • Climate 
  • Ecology 
  • Pollution 
  • Renewable 

Social Justice

  • Inequality 
  • Gender 
  • Justice 
  • Race 

Financial Wellbeing

  • Economy 
  • Labour 
  • Socioeconomic 
  • Welfare 

Culture

  • Colonialism 
  • Community 
  • Ethnicity 
  • Food 
  • Immigration 
  • Indigenous  
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