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UVic is a global leader in climate research, which means students have the opportunity to take classes from researchers at the forefront of the field. We have compiled a list of courses from nine faculties across campus, including the Faculty of Continuing Studies, that focus on climate change, climate solutions, and other environmental issues. 

You can navigate through the course list by faculty using the buttons below. 

Clicking on the course information will bring you to its entry in the UVic Calendar.


Introduction to Human Dimensions of Climate Change
Human Dimensions of Climate Change (HDCC)
An introduction to understanding and mitigating the impacts of climate change. After a basic introduction to the physical nature of climate change, the focus turns to impacts on humans in political, economic, sociological, and psychological terms, including possible mitigation and public policy strategies.
Climate Change for Social Transformation
Human Dimensions of Climate Change (HDCC)
An opportunity for critical engagement with climate change as physical transformation, cultural object and incitement to social transformation. This interdisciplinary course approaches climate change as complex phenomena that are co-constituted by social and natural worlds. The course introduces students to a variety of lenses, knowledge networks, culturally constructed narratives and social justice issues that help them understand why responding to climate change is challenging but also opens up opportunities for change.
Special Topics in the Human Dimensions of Climate Change
Human Dimensions of Climate Change (HDCC)
An interdisciplinary investigation of a selected topic that emerges from the study of the human dimensions of climate change.
Seminar on Human Dimensions of Climate Change
Human Dimensions of Climate Change (HDCC)
Presentations by instructors, guest lecturers and students reinforce and extend knowledge of, and perspectives on, the impacts of climate change on humans. Strategies for mitigating the impacts are also considered.
Experiential Learning
Human Dimensions of Climate Change (HDCC)
Organized around opportunities for community engagement and experiential learning in an applied situation. Students work with an instructor to identify issues to be explored and what course assessment methods will be used before the experiential learning opportunity begins. Must include at least 150 hours of work or volunteer activities. Assessment typically includes a reflective journal and a final paper.

Are we missing a class that should be on the list? Email us!

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