Sustainability @ New Jersey City University
Dr. Aaron Aska, Vice President and COO – Operations & Innovation



As a public institution of higher education, New Jersey City University is committed to being a model of environmental health and safety in our teaching, in our research, in our partnerships with the community, and in the management of our own organization.

New Jersey City University currently offers 48 courses across 7 departments that include sustainability-related topics. The University is also in the process of proposing an interdisciplinary BA program in Sustainability Studies with the Earth and Environmental Sciences department.

View our new Earth and Environmental Sciences degree program, Sustainability Studies BA

48 Sustainability-Related Courses offered at NJCU:

  • Biology of the Environment
  • Cultural Geography
  • Earth 360:Integrated Geography
  • Earth Materials
  • Earth Surface Processes
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Environmental Ethics
  • Environmental Geology
  • Environmental Health
  • Environmental Occupational Health and Safety
  • Environmental Science for All: Introduction to Environmental Systems and Processes
  • Field Studies in Geoscience: Bahamas
  • Food, Philosophy, and Global Health
  • Geology of New Jersey
  • GIS Applications of Geoscience/Geography
  • GIS I: Contemporary Applications of GIS
  • Global Business
  • Global Climate Change
  • Global Management
  • Historical Geology
  • Human Impact
  • Hydrology I
  • Introduction Hazmat Field Techniques
  • Introduction to Energy and the Environment
  • Introduction to Geology
  • Introduction to GIS (GIS I)
  • Introduction to Meteorology
  • Mapping the City
  • Minerals and Igneous Rocks
  • NJ Critical Env.Issues/Tchrs.
  • Operations and Management of Transportation
  • Our Planet Earth
  • Physical Geography
  • Plant Physiology
  • Plunder: The Race for Natural Resources
  • Principles Of Earth Science
  • Principles of Environmental Science
  • Problems of Modern Cities
  • Sedimentary & Metamorphic Rock
  • Sedimentology
  • Seminar: Applied Leadership
  • Stratigraphy
  • Sustainability in Supply Chain, Logistics, and Transportation Management
  • The Environment: Issues & Alternatives
  • Urban Environmental Issues & Policy
  • Urban Soil Survey
  • Water Chronicles
  • Water Explorer