Sustainability, Interdisciplinary Minor

Students pursuing the interdisciplinary minor in Sustainability will take the following courses to develop understanding of the current environmental conditions: 

NRE 120 Bison image Discussions in Envrion Science3
NRE 320Nature Enviro Problems3

In addition to 6 hours of background coursework, students will take 9 hours of interest-specific courses on solutions for obtaining sustainability in diverse fields. This interdisciplinary minor requires that at least 9 hours of 300-400 level courses be taken from departments other than a student’s major department.   

Environmental (choose 9 hours)
Human Dimensions of Nat Res
Population Geography
Resol Environ Problems
Wilderness/Protected Area Mgmt
Conservation Biology
Agricultural (choose 9 hours)
Resol Environ Problems
Introduction to Agriculture
Sustainable Agriculture
Introductory Foods
Plant Ecology (note prerequisites)
Energy (choose 9 hours)
Energy
Resol Environ Problems
Environmental Geography
Energy Management Principles (note prerequisites)
Principles of Renewable Energy (note prerequisites)
Societal (choose 9 hours)
Human Dimensions of Nat Res
Resol Environ Problems
Population & Human Ecology
Culture and Environment
Natural Resources (choose 9 hours) 1
Human Dimensions of Nat Res
Wilderness/Protected Area Mgmt
Tourism Planning & Management
Ecotourism: Admin and Mgmt
Population Geography
Population & Human Ecology

1Natural Resource and Recreation Management majors wishing to obtain a minor in Sustainability may replace NRE 120 and NRE 320 with GEO 222 and ECN 250 to allow them to take 9 hours of coursework external to their major.