Course Registration

Cross-registration for Non-Sustainability Management Students

Non-Sustainability Management students are permitted to register for available courses from the Sustainability Management program. Courses not listed in these categories are closed for registration to non-Sustainability Management students.

Summer 2017

Additional courses will be made available for cross-registration on a space available basis. If spaces become available, the below course lists will be updated and course registration permissions will be updated in SSOL and the Directory of Classes as of Friday, May 19, 2017.

Summer 2017 Courses Open to Columbia University Graduate Students:

  • SUMA PS5147 Water Resources and Climate
  • SUMA PS5180 Writing About Science for the International Media
  • SUMA PS5240 Sustainable Agriculture
  • SUMA PS5370 Implementation of Corporate Sustainability Strategies
  • SUMA PS5375 State of the Data in Sustainability
  • SUMA PS5380 Financing Natural Infrastructure
  • SUMA PS5530 The Paradox of Urbanization

Summer 2017 Courses Open to SPS and SIPA Students ONLY:

  • SUMA PS5033 Decision Models and Management

Fall 2017

Additional courses will be made available for cross-registration on a space available basis. If spaces become available, the below course lists will be updated and course registration permissions will be updated in SSOL and the Directory of Classes as of Wednesday, September 6.

Fall 2017 Courses Open to Columbia University Graduate Students:

  • SUMA PS4100 Sustainability Management (Sections 1 and 2)
  • SUMA PS4130 Sustainable Cities
  • SUMA PS4190 Economics of Sustainability Management
  • SUMA PS4734 Earth Institute Practicum for Sustainability Science
  • SUMA PS5030 Hungry City Workshop
  • SUMA PS5135 Analysis for Energy Efficiency
  • SUMA PS5142 Sustainable Finance
  • SUMA PS5146 Water Systems Analysis
  • SUMA PS5162 Responsiveness and Resilience in the Built Environment
  • SUMA PS5169 Sustainability Metrics
  • SUMA PS5197 Financing the Clean Energy Economy
  • SUMA PS5320 Earth’s Climate System
  • SUMA PS5301 International Environmental Law
  • SUMA PS5440 ESG Investing and Responsible Investing Practices
  • SUMA PS5700 Ethics and Values for Sustainability Management
  • SUMA PS5701 Water Governance

Fall 2017 Courses Open to SPS and SIPA Students ONLY:

  • SUMA PS5150 Energy and Sustainable Development

Fall 2017 Courses open to undergraduate Sustainable Development majors and concentrators at CC and GS. These are the only courses available to undergraduates and approved to count toward undergraduate SDEV degree requirements. For more details please contact your program office or advising dean.

  • SUMA PS4100 Sustainability Management (Sections 1 and 2)
  • SUMA PS4130 Sustainable Cities
  • SUMA PS4190 Economics of Sustainability Management
  • SUMA PS4734 Earth Institute Practicum for Sustainability Science

Cross-Registration Process:
Students register courses via SSOL, with the exception of students from the schools listed below:

  • Teachers College – Students must register through the Teachers College registrar. No permission is required for open courses. Any Teachers College student admitted into an instructor permission course will be notified by e-mail. Please take this e-mail to the TC registrar as proof of admission.
  • Law School – Please e-mail the Law school registrar or go in person at 500 WJW Hall for cross-registration information and processing.
  • Business School – Please e-mail the Business School’s Office of Student Affairs or go in person to 105/111 Uris Hall for cross-registration information and processing.