Sustainability

The sustainability area of study focuses on the disciplines related to sustainability as a complement to another area of study for students seeking a well-blended interdisciplinary program with a demand management and resource productivity component. To meet the requirements for the sustainability area of study, students must satisfactorily complete:

Degree Requirements

As part of the General Curriculum Distribution requirements (hours count to fulfill the GCDR but not the specialization):

BIO 112Environmental Science

3

or

BIO 137Sustainability in Cities

3

PHL 212Critical Thinking

4

At least 43 credit hours, including:

GEO 205Principles of Resource Utilization

4

GWA 426Public Opinion, the Media and Power

4

ECO 205Principles of Macroeconomics

4

PHL 202Ethics

4

or

PHL 208Business Ethics

4

or

PHL 209Biomedical Ethics

4

or

PHL 210Environmental Ethics

4

Electives must be earned in one or more of the following: public policy, political science, law, management, organizational behavior, ethics/social responsibility, economics, environmental science and/or urban studies.