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 12 being unique to the minor.
This minor is offered in the College for Women only.
|INDI 2XXX||Topics: Introduction to Sustainability||2|
|MRCH 3994||Topics: Global Sourcing||4|
|MRCH 4400||Sustainable Product Development||4|
|Electives: Select 9-10 credits fom lists below 1||9-10|
|Environmental Biology with Lab|
|Race, Class, Gender and the Environment with Lab|
|Foundations of Biology III with Lab|
Topics: Panda Displomacy: International Relations and Conservation History in China
|Fine and Performing Arts|
Topics: Building a Creative Life: Inquiry, Imagination, Action
|Behavior and Social Science|
|Economics of Social Issues|
|Environmental Economics and Policy|
|Business and Fashion|
|Fashion Illustration and Portfolio Development|
|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.