Sustainability Studies - Minor
The sustainability studies minor is an interdisciplinary program that teaches students creative methods that can be used to interrogate, understand, and solve real-life business, social, and environmental problems. Through the lens of design thinking, students will build a solid understanding of principles, processes, and applications of sustainability and innovation, which can be applied to a wide range of disciplines. For this minor, 19-20 credits are required, with at least 8 being unique to the minor.
This minor is offered in the College for Women only.
|INDI 2222||Building a Sustainable World||2|
|MRCH 3100||Global Sourcing||4|
|MRCH 4400||Sustainable Product Development||4|
|Electives: Select 9-10 credits fom lists below 1||9-10|
|The Mississippi River|
|Environmental Biology with Lab|
|Economics and Political Science|
|Economics of Social Issues|
|Environmental Economics and Policy|
|Challenging Oppressions, Civic Engagement and Change|
|Social Movements-Social Change|
|Building a Creative Life: Context and Content|
|Ways of Seeing|
Topics in Language Studies: Endangered Languages
|Health and Nutrition|
|Current Issues in Foods and Nutrition|
Topics: Panda Diplomacy: International Relations and Conservation History in China
|Business and Fashion|
|Apparel Construction and Analysis|
|Sociocultural Aspects of Dress|
|Leadership and Influence|
Topics: Leading through Creativity and Innovation
|Design Thinking for Innovation 2|
Students are advised to check course prerequisites prior to selecting the courses they will take for this interdisciplinary minor.
The MBA course may be applied to minor requirements if the student is admitted to the program that allows seniors to take MBA courses. See the MBA section of the University's Graduate Catalog for details. Note: the MBA class is worth three credits.