Course Requirements

Sustainability Principles Courses

Students choose one of the following classes to develop a comprehensive understanding of sustainability principles: 

  • ANTH381 Consumption and Culture
  • CE434 Sustainable Development Engineering
  • EV300 Environmental Leadership
  • EV305 Sustainability and the Environment
  • EV390 Sustainability Project Experience
  • PHIL370 Environmental Ethics 
  • PHIL405 Sustainability Theory and Practice: A Critical Assessment
  • POL350 International Development and Social Change
Global Appreciation Courses

Students choose any two of the following courses to develop an appreciation of the cultural, political and social character of countries: 

  • ANTH201 Introduction to Anthropology
  • ANTH351 Global Forces, Local Outcomes
  • COMM428 Public Debate and the Environment: Reading & Writing Environmentally
  • LIT250 World Literature
  • LIT251 Understanding Vietnam
  • LIT353 African Literature
  • PHIL310 World Religious and Contemporary Issues 
  • POL250 Government and Politics around the World
  • POL251 Introduction to International Politics
  • POL362 Human Rights Law and Politics
  • SOC330 Health, Wealth, Inequality, and the Environment
Innovation and Entrepreneurship Courses

Students can choose two of the following courses related to key principles of innovation and entrepreneurship: 

  • EC360 Environmental Economics
  • ES438 Alternative Energy Systems
  • MK320 Principles of Marketing
  • MK436 Creativity, Innovation and New Product Development
  • OM476/EM476 Management of Technology
  • SB396 Global Business Strategies
Global Experience

Students can choose one of the following global experiences: 

  • UNIV399, BY399 or other university trip
    Global Experience (with sustainable solutions for the developing world emphasis)
  • Multidisciplinary Project Course (with sustainable solutions for the developing world emphasis)
    The multidisciplinary project is intended to serve as the Capstone, Senior Design, or other culminating project based experience that is normally completed within the student’s major program of study. Students participating in the minor will engage in a multidisciplinary project developed by students with the minor faculty who support the minor OR the student may participate in related experiences and opportunities within the student’s major program of study that are thematically linked to this minor. For example, if a student’s senior design course within their major has a multidisciplinary them and relates to strategies employable in developing world, the student can obtain approval from the director of the minor for the course to serve as the minor required course.