2022-2023 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    Dec 05, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

Sustainability Studies Minor

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This Sustainability Studies minor is an interdisciplinary program designed to help students develop a broad perspective on the issues and challenges of creation care and to acquire skills and tools for personally and collectively addressing those challenges. As an interdisciplinary minor, Sustainability Studies, connects expertise in the sciences, humanities, theology, and business as well as requires a sustainability practicum or internship experience. All of the courses in the minor will significantly address sustainability issues from the perspective of their respective disciplines.


Lower Division: 6-7 Units

Upper Division: 12-14 Units

Internship, Practicum or Research Project

(Minimum of 40 hours work requirement; may be taken for credit)

  • An Internship, Practicum or Research Project addressing sustainability (0-4) *

Minor Total: 18-21 Units


*The project must be approved by the Sustainability Studies minor advisor. It may consist of an experience (no formal course credit) with a local NGO or business on a sustainability project, or may be a for-credit course drawn from any major’s internship, research project or practicum courses.

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