Sustainability Studies


Thirty-nine semester credit hours, including 18 upper division, consisting of the following: 

  1. Geography 304E
  1. Nine hours of sustainability foundations, consisting of:
    1. Three hours in humanities and social science, chosen from Anthropology 302Geography 305, 319, Sociology 302, and Urban Studies 301
    2. Three hours in environment and earth sciences, chosen from Geography 301C, 301K, and Geological Sciences 302C
    3. Three hours in economics and development, chosen from Economics 301, 304K, and 304L
  2. Nine hours of sustainability theories and context, consisting of:
    1. Three hours in research design and methods, chosen from Geography 310C, Geography 460C, Geography 373FGeography 373K, and Urban Studies 315
    2. Three hours communication, chosen from Anthropology 307Communication Studies 306M, 310KGeography 356, Reporting on the Environment, and Geography 356T, Geography of the Media
    3. Three hours in politics and policy, chosen from Geography 306C, 340D, Communication Studies 322E, and 332
  3. Twelve hours in a thematic concentration, chosen from an approved list: 
    1. Trajectories to sustainability
    2. Sustainable choices in a diverse world
    3. Natural resources management
  4. One course in experiential learning, chosen from Bridging Disciplines 320K, Geography 379L, and Urban Studies 360
  1. At least one capstone experience course chosen from Bridging Disciplines 320K, Geography 323K, Geography 356T, Environmental and Cultural Dynamics in BotswanaGeography 356T, Climate Change and Vegetation Response in the KalahariGeography 374, 379L, Journalism 346F, Urban Studies 360, and 370