Sustainability Science Minor

Program Requirements

Core Requirements
Core Course in Human Systems & Sustainability
EAES 160The Human Environment3
Core Course in Scientific Investigations and Sustainability
EAES 101Planet Earth4
or EAES 107 Earth and the Environment
Core Course in Sustainability Literacy
EAES 202Introduction to Sustainability Science3
Required Capstone Seminar
EAES 402Sustainability Science Seminar3
Human Systems and Sustainability Elective
Complete one course from any category in the list below:3
Scientific Investigations and Sustainability Elective
Complete one course from any category in the list below:3
Total Credits19

Human Systems and Sustainability Elective

Global Systems
ANTH 360Environmental Anthropology3
ANTH 423Community and Health3-4
ANTH 429Building Sustainable Communities3-4
EAES 260Energy, Environment and Society3
EAES 261Conservation of Natural Resources3
EAES 262Our Finite Earth: Population and Resources3
EAES 300Energy Transitions: A Global Dependence3
EAES 360Contemporary Problems in Conservation of Natural Resources3
EAES 375Culture in Transition in India: An Anthropo-Geographical Approach3
ECON 215The Economics of Social Problems3
ECON 414Economics of Natural Resources and Global Warming3
ECON 419Economics Of Energy And Environmental Policy3
PSYC 230Environmental Psychology3
SOCI 220Sociology of Rich and Poor Nations3
SOCI 312Environmental Sociology3
SOCI 314Environmental Justice3
Urban Systems
ANTH 255Urban Anthropology3
ANTH 422Environment and Community3-4
EAES 281Introduction to American Urban Studies3
EAES 283Urban Georgraphy3
EAES 380Transportation3
EAES 385Urbanization and Environment3
EAES 391Quantitative Methods in Geography and Urban Studies3
EAES 484Urban Planning3
POLS 315Urban Administration3
SOCI 311Urban Sociology3
Decision-Making Systems
EAES 361Environmental Policy3
EAES 363Geopolitics3
EAES 460Environmental Law3
INBS 250Introduction to International Business3
INBS 370World Trade and Investment3
LAWS 220Conflict and Its Resolution3
MGMT 231Management Processes3
MGMT 315Organizational Behavior3
MGMT 363Business and Society3
MGMT 436Strategic Project Management3
POLS 324American Public Policy3

Scientific Investigations and Sustainability Elective

Surface Processes
EAES 200Geomorphology3
EAES 210Introduction to GIS and Remote Sensing3
EAES 310Geographic Information Systems (GIS)3
EAES 311Fundamentals of Remote Sensing of Environment3
EAES 321Economic Geology3
EAES 340Sedimentology4
EAES 341Principles of Soil Science3
EAES 410Advanced Topics in GIScience3
EAES 451Coastal Marine Geology4
EAES 452Dynamic Beach Processes2
EAES 453Tidal Marsh Sedimentations2
Climate and Hydrologic Processes
EAES 201Understanding Weather and Climate4
EAES 230Hydrology3
EAES 250Introduction to Marine Sciences4
EAES 301Climatology3
EAES 330Fluvial Geography3
EAES 331Geohydrology3
EAES 332Hydroclimatology3
EAES 350Oceanography3
EAES 403Meteorology4
EAES 454Human Impact on the Coastal Zone4
Biological and Chemical Processes
AQUA 351Aquatic Biological Processes4
BIOL 254Applied Microbiology3
BIOL 256Applied Environmental Microbiology3
BIOL 300Environmental Biology and Related Controversial Issues3
BIOL 370Principles of Ecology3
BIOL 460Biological Oceanography3
BIOL 461Aquatic Ecology3
CHEM 230Organic Chemistry I3
CHEM 231Organic Chemistry II3
CHEM 232Experimental Organic Chemistry I2
CHEM 233Experimental Organic Chemistry II2
CHEM 320Environmental Chemical Analysis3
CHEM 325Atmospheric Chemistry3
CHEM 330Green Chemistry3
EAES 322Environmental Geochemistry3
EAES 427Organic Geochemistry3