Interdisciplinary Minor in Sustainability and Resilience

University College

Students must complete a minimum of six credits of advanced standing coursework in their minor.*

Required Courses
SUS 100Introduction to Sustainability and Resilience3
SUS 400Sustainability Capstone: Application & Leadership3
Select 4 elective courses from the lists below, at least two of which must be advanced standing courses, and one of which must be a sustainability-related course within the student’s major. Courses can be selected from the approved lists or approved on a case-by-case basis by the minor advisor. The courses may also be part of the sustainability general education pathway.12
Sustainable Food Systems
Humans and the Environment
Movies, Media, and Entertainment from an Earth and Space Science Perspective
Geography of Agriculture, Food & Sustainability
Environmental Conservation and Sustainability
Introduction to Peace and Conflict Studies
Introduction to Urban Community Change
Climate Change
Environmental Sociology
Globalization and the Ethics of Sustainability
Advanced Standing Electives
Archaeology and the Environment
Terrestrial Ecosystem Ecology
Tropical Ecology and Conservation
Conservation Biology
Chemistry of the Environment
Corporations and Social Impact
Animal Cruelty
Environmental & Resource Economics
History Of Conservation
Environmental Sustainability Educ: History, Theory & Practice
Outdoor and Place-Based Education
Independent Studies in Environment Educ
Education for Sustainability: Methods and Field Experience
Workshop In Environmental Education
Environmental/Experiential Writing: Taking Action
Environmental Regulations
Environmental Sustainability
Environmental Crises
Sustainable Living
Environmental Planning
Environmental Application of Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Science, Technology, and Environmental Systems
Business and Society
The Food Chain
Religion and Ecology
Environmental Ethics
Campaigns and Elections
Sustainability Politics and Policy
Sustainable WCU & Beyond
Written Rhetoric: Power, Politics, and Environmental Writing
Total Minimum Credits Required18

*Advanced standing coursework is defined as any 300-level course or above and specific 200-level courses identified by the department.