Macricostas School of Arts & Sciences

Philosophy and Humanistic Studies Department

Minor in Sustainability

Minor in Sustainability

A minor in sustainability requires 18 credits, including HUM 222 Sustainability: Economics, Ecology, Ethics (3), and 15 more credits derived from the following elective courses. No more than 9 credits in this minor may be taken within a student’s major.

Biology Courses

• BIO 200 Ecology (4) (prereq: C- or better in both BIO 103 & BIO 104)

• BIO 375 Climate Ecology (3) (prereq: C- or better in BIO 200, BIO 260 and either MAT 115 or MAT 120)

• BIO 422 Conservation Ecology (4) (prereq: BIO 200, BIO 260 & one BIO 300-level course)

Earth Science Courses

• ES 103 Planet Earth (4)

Economics Courses

• ECO 211 Principles of Macroeconomics (3)

• ECO 213 Principles of Microeconomics (3)

• ECO 240 Environmental Economics (3)

• ECO 317 Economic Development and Growth (3) (prereq: ECO 211)

Environmental Studies Courses

• ENV 100 Environmental Resources (4)

• ENV/BIO 156 Biology of the Environment (3)

• ENV/MTR 162 Air Pollution Sources (4)

• ENV/SS 250 Society and the Environment (3)

Physics Courses

• PHY/ENV 136 Energy (4)

Geography Courses

• GEO 100 Principles of World Geography (3)

• GEO/ENV 150 Urban Environment as a human Ecological Problem (3)

• GEO 270 The Geography of the Environment and Development (3) (prereq: GEO 100)

Health Promotion & Exercise Courses

• HPX 100 Health Promotion and Maintenance (3)

• HPX 240 Introduction to Principles of Holistic and Integrative Health (3)

• HPX/HUM 246 Approaches to Well Being in Indo-Tibetan Philosophy (3)

• HPX/HUM 247 Indigenous Spirituality & Environmental Activism (3)

• HPX 353 Environmental and Global Health (3)

Humanistic Studies Courses

• HUM 101 Our Relation to Nature (3)

• HUM 212 Technology and Humanity (3)

• HUM/HPX 246 Approaches to Well Being in Indo-Tibetan Philosophy (3)

• HUM/HPX 247 Indigenous Spirituality & Environmental Activism (3)

• HUM 421 Development & Humanitarian Ethics (3) (prereq: any one of the following courses: PHI, NUR, SW, ANT, SOC)

Management Courses (All students need to take 9 credits outside the required classes of major.)

• MGT 405 Small Business Entrepreneurship (prereq: ACC 202, FIN 310, MKT 301 and GPA 2.3 or higher.)

• MGT 410 Current Issues in Management (prereq: senior standing and GPA 2.3 or higher)

Marketing Courses

• MKT 305 Global Environment of Business (3) (prereq: GPA >2.3, Junior standing, MKT 200, MGT 250, FIN 310)

Meteorology Courses

• MTR 150 Meteorology (4)

• MTR 240 Climatology (4) (prereq: MTR 150)

Philosophy Courses

• PHI 225 Ethics and Animals (3)

• PHI 226 Environmental Philosophy (3)

Political Science Courses

• PS 315 Environmental Issues in International Relations (3)

Psychology Courses

• PSY 270 Psychology of Sustainability (3) (prereq: PSY 100)