Sustainability Studies


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

  1. Geography 404E309C, or Sustainability Studies 301
  1. Nine hours of sustainability foundations, consisting of:
    1. Three hours in humanities and social science, chosen from Anthropology 302Geography 305, 319, Social Science 302ESociology 302, and Urban Studies 301
    2. Three hours in environment and earth sciences, chosen from Geography 401C, 301K, and Geological Sciences 302C
    3. Three hours in economics and development, chosen from Economics 301304K304LGeography 350K , 342C, and Social Science 302E
  2. Nine hours of sustainability theories and context, consisting of:
    1. Three hours in research design and methods, chosen from Anthropology 340CGeography 410C, 324E, 460G, 373FSociology 317L, and Urban Studies 315
    2. Three hours communication, chosen from Advertising 324Anthropology 307Business Administration 324Communication Studies 306M, 310K315M332K334KGeography 320M, and Journalism 346F.
    3. Three hours in politics and policy, chosen from Business, Government, and Society 370 (Topic 1: Energy Technology and Policy), Communication Studies 322E332333338340K342K345345PGeography 306C, and 340D
  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 325K, Sustainability Studies 379L, and Urban Studies 360
  1. At least one capstone experience course chosen from Anthropology 662Bridging Disciplines 320K, Geography 323K, 367D368DSustainability Studies 374, and Urban Studies 370

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