About this Program
The interdisciplinary sustainability studies minor benefits from the teaching and research of faculty in multiple departments and colleges, and complements any major.
Students must complete a minimum of six credits of coursework exclusive to the minor that cannot count toward the major(s) or other minors.
|IDS 2154||Facets of Sustainability||3|
|Select five approved electives with at least one from each cluster: 1||15|
Cluster A: Ethics, Culture and Human Behavior
Cluster B: Economics, Law and Policy
Cluster C: Production Systems and the Built Environment
Cluster D: Ecology and Environmental Stewardship
A minimum of three courses of no fewer than three credits each must be at the 3000 level or above.
Students may apply to enroll in IDS 4942, a 3-credit capstone course that has a service learning, internship or integrative research project component. If accepted into this capstone course students need only complete four cluster courses (12 credits), one from each of the four clusters.
Courses for each cluster include those listed as approved cluster courses for the sustainability studies major, plus the following options:
|AMH 2631||History of Sustainability||3|
|ANT 2402||Anthropology of Sustainability||3|
|CLA 2521||Classical Antiquity and Sustainability (GE-H)||3|
|REL 2071||Sustainability and Religion (GE-H)||3|
|POS 2032||Politics of Sustainability (GE-S)||3|
|No additional courses|
|BSC 2862||Global Change Ecology and Sustainability (GE-B)||3|