Western offers both sustainability-focused and sustainability-related courses. These courses are offered in many different colleges and departments, including Huxley College of Environmental Studies, Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies, Woodring College of Education, Environmental Studies, Accounting, Economics, Geology, Marketing, Political Science, Materials Science, and many others. Courses are listed per instructor assessment of sustainability content within each course.
There are sustainability-related courses all throughout different course types, such as:
Accounting, Biology, Communication, Design, Economic, Geography, Environmental Science, Environmental Study, Engineering Technology, Fairhaven, Geology, History, Health Education, Master of Business Administration, Management, Marketing, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Recreation, Sociology
Western offers many degrees focused on or related to the principles of sustainability. They include:
Business and Sustainability Major, Energy Policy Minor, Sustainable Design Minor, Urban Planning and Sustainable Development Major, Economics/Environmental Studies Major, Environmental Studies – Elementary Major, Environmental Science Major/Minor, Environmental Education Major/Minor, Environmental Policy Major/Minor, Environmental Studies Major/Minor
WWU study abroad programs related to or focused in sustainable education:
Sustainable Ithaca: Applied Studies in Mediterranean Sustainable Development, Kenya: Field Studies and Collaborative International Service-Learning, Explore Tanzanian environments this summer, Costa Rica: Rainforest Immersion and Conservation Action, New Orleans: Nature, Culture and the City, Peru: Ecotourism and Community Development
The UTS Goal is to Promotes Urban Sustainability through Green Building and Transit Oriented Communities.
Urban Transitions Studio is a collaborative partnership between Western Washington University, Bellingham's Office of Planning and Community Development, and Sustainable Connections.