Degrees and Courses


Sustainability-Focused Degree Programs






The Tracy Farmer Institute for Sustainability and the Environment also maintains this comparative list of Degrees and Certificates available to UK Students. If you are aware of other degrees or certificates that should be included on this list, please contact Shane Tedder at

Sustainability Courses in the Curriculum

In 2015, working in partnership with the Tracy Farmer Institute for Sustainability and the Environment, we compiled a list of sustainability-focused and sustainability-related courses.

Download the list of courses. Note that not all of these courses are available each semester. Learn more (pdf) about how the list of courses was assembled.

In 2015, UK received a sliver rating from the AASHE STARS system. Below are the credits and our scores on degrees and courses. 

AC-1: Academic Courses 5.25/14.00

AC-3: Undergraduate Program 3.00/3.00

AC-4: Graduate Program 3.00/3.00