Gettysburg College has defined sustainability as: the human-environment interactions that allow current and future generations to meet their needs in socially just, economically viable, and ecologically sound ways. This definition hints at the inherently interdisciplinary nature of sustainability.
With such a broad and wide-reaching definition, courses spanning over multiple disciplines focus on issues of sustainability.
At Gettysburg College, the following recently-offered courses have been designated as sustainability-focused. Many different departments offer at least one course pertaining to sustainability, allowing students from all academic backgrounds to learn about this important issue.
First Year Seminars
Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies