Requirements

 

Requirements for the Sustainability Minor (5 Credits)

  • Students may not take more than two courses in a field.
  • Students cannot count more than two courses with the same prefix towards the minor.

Choose five (5) credits from these course fields:

Field 1: Natural Systems

  • BIOL 110 Principles of Biology (1)
  • ENVS 121 Earth Systems Science (1)
  • ENVS 358 Principles of Hydrology (1)
  • ENVS 340 Biogeochemistry (1)
  • ENVS 385 Research in Urban Geochemistry (1)
  • ENVS 347 Earth’s Climate (1)

Field 2: Economic and Social Sustainability

  • ENVS 321 Environmental Policymaking (1)
  • ENVS 334 Political Ecology (1)
  • ENVS 327W Water Resources of the Western US (1)
  • ECON 445 Environmental Economics (1) (substantial coverage of Sustainability)
  • ECON 470W Advanced Topics in Economics (1) (when the topic is Sustainability)

Field 3: Equity and Community

  • CCM 260 Communicating Environmental and Climate Justice (1)
  • ENVS 304W Politics of Environmental Science (1)
  • HIST 315 Western Civilization and Sustainability: Beginnings to 1600 (1)
  • IDS 208 Sustainability and Design (1)
  • IDS 214 Food Justice Practicum (1)
  • PSYC 321 Psychology for Sustainability (1)

Field 4: Graduate School Offerings

  • LW 348 Environmental Law and Policy: Sustainable Natural Resources (1)
  • LW 386 Global Sustainability (0.75)
  • LW 387 Energy & Climate Law (1)
  • IDS 333 Development Economics
  • IDS 335 Organizational Integrity: Sustainability