Frequently Asked Questions

When creating the certificate, classes were chosen based on obvious relationships to sustainability. We did not look at every class offered at UGA (due to time constraints) but welcome the addition of new courses.

To have a course considered for inclusion in the Certificate, please send a brief description of the course, including its place in the Certificate requirements, as well as a current syllabus to The Advisory Board will consider additions to the course lists every spring and fall. See Criteria for Course Inclusion.

Absolutely! Simply make sure to specify in the proposal that your course is unique, identifying what pillar (ecological, economic, social) you think it satisfies and why. Be as specific as possible.

  • A member of this Faculty shall be a regular teacher of an approved course in the Certificate Program,
  • or shall have within the past two years directed a capstone project for the Certificate,
  • or shall be engaged in research or publication in the area of the Certificate.

Please e-mail and detail what membership criteria that you meet. This information will be reviewed by the Advisory Board at least once per semester.

Please e-mail with your name, department, and what you’d be interested in lecturing about — we are happy to accommodate you but will likely have seminars planned a semester in advance.