Sample Syllabi

This archive of sample syllabi is a resource for students, teachers, and scholars. We invite new syllabi to be included in the archive. All submissions should be in PDF format and should be sent to the Managing Director of ASLE at info@asle.org.

Title Discipline
Landscape and American Culture American Studies
Religion, Nature and the Environment Anthropology
Honors Environmental Biology Biology
A Hunger for Reality: Writing an Essay of Place Composition
Calling America “Home” – Changing Concepts of Community and Place in American Culture Composition
Techniques of Interpretation: Composition
Nature Writing: A Field Course Creative Writing
A History of Nature Writing English
Adv. Comp: Environmental Lit. English
American Literature and Landscape English
American Literature and the American Environment English
American Literature and the American Environment English
American Literature and the Environment English
American Nature Writers English
Beyond Eden: Contact Narratives of Origins and Original Sin English
Critical Analysis English
Critical Methods: Environmental Criticism English
Earthworks: Literature and Environment English
Eco-Collapse: Fear, Disaster, and Nature in U.S. Culture English
Ecocriticism English
Ecological Issues and American Nature Writing English
Environmental Imaginings: Ecocriticism as Theory English
Environmental Literature English
Environmental Literature and Media, 1980-present English
Global Environmental Literature English
Indian Country English
Introduction to Environmental Literature English
Introduction to Environmental Literature English
Introduction to Environmental Literature English
Language, Literature and Environment English
Literature and Environment in BC English
Literature and the Environment English
Literature and the Environment English
Literature and the Environment English
Literature of the Environment English
Literature of Wilderness English
Mountains and the Literary Imagination English
Nature Writing English
Nature Writing and Environmental Literature English
Nature Writing: End of Nature? English
Nonfiction Prose: Nature Writing English
Power and Place English
Rafting, Writing, and Hiking in the Canyons of Dinosaur National Monument English
Reasoning, Argumentation, and Writing: Issues of Sustainability English
Seminar in Literary Themes: Women and Nature English
Sense of Place In Literature English
Senses of Place in American Literature English
The American Wilderness English
Thinking Green: Expanding Your Environmental Consciousness English
Werewolves, Seal Wives, Grizzly Men, and Other Metamorphoses English
Women’s Writing About Place English
World Literature and the Environment English
Writing About Place English
End of Nature?: Anthropocene Literature English, Environmental Studies
A History of Animals in the Atlantic World Environmental Studies
Environmental Writing Environmental Studies
Human Values and the Environment Environmental Studies
Nature Writing Environmental Studies
Ecofilms and Ecocritical Perspectives Film
Ecology & Film Film
Ecotexts Film
Environmental History of the U.S. History
Culture and Environment Humanities, Interdisciplinary Studies
Environment and Culture Humanities, Interdisciplinary Studies
Environmental Studies (Introductory for Undergraduates) Humanities, Interdisciplinary Studies
Geography & Nature Writing: Voicing Place Humanities, Interdisciplinary Studies
Major Texts of the Environmental Movement Humanities, Interdisciplinary Studies
Seed, Soil and the Soul: A Critical Analysis of World Food Practices Humanities, Interdisciplinary Studies, Science
Issues of Environmental Journalism Journalism
Philosophy of Nature Philosophy
Environmental Themes in Theatre Theater and Dance
Women and Nature Women's Studies