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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sustainability Studies Minor

There is an increased need for professionals versed in issues and practices of sustainable development. This Sustainability Studies Minor is designed for students seeking to develop sustainability competencies to broaden their career  opportunities in both the private and public sectors. The minor provides students the analytical and conceptual framework of sustainability and provides practical tools for strengthening professional practice. The curriculum considers sustainability with respect to water, resources, energy, and development. Faculty from the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences teach the core courses that review the ecological, economic, and social equity dimensions of sustainability. The minor can be integrated with different fields such as economics, sociology, political science, management, business, tourism, education, engineering technology, and a variety of other interrelated fields where professional opportunities exist in sustainability. Students must complete each course with a grade of “C-” or better.

Required Courses

Students are required to select at least 12 semester hours from the list below.

Elective Courses

Students are required to select at least 9 semester hours from the list below.