Sep 25, 2017
2.0 GPA required.
Jeanne Franz, Advisor
320 Pasteur Hall (507.457.5297)
Sustainability Minor website
This minor allows students to undertake an interdisciplinary program of study that focuses on sustainability. Sustainability has been defined by the United Nations as a way for humankind to “meet present needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs.” Fulfilling the requirements of this minor will help students gain an understanding of the complex issues surrounding present and foreseeable challenges to building and maintaining a more sustainable society. Because of the interdisciplinary nature of sustainability issues, this minor will compliment all major programs of study.
Part I: Sustainability Core Courses
Provides students with an overview of the fundamentals of sustainability
Required Courses (18-19 S.H.)
Additional Environmental Course (3 S.H.)
Part II: Sustainability Focus Areas
Provides students with an opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge in specific areas of study
Elective Courses (6 S.H.)
Choose 6 additional credits from one of the following categories. All credits must be from the same category and may not duplicate Core Required Courses or courses used to fulfill major requirements.
Composite Materials Engineering (CME)
Health, Exercise and Rehabilitative Services (HERS)
Mathematics and Statistics (MATH)
Humanities, Social Sciences and Education Category
Arts Administration (AAD)
Political Science (POLS) and Public Administration
Recreation, Tourism and Therapeutic Recreation (RTTR)
Women's Gender & Sexuality Studies (WGSS)
Course(s) Unique to Minor
WSU policy requires a minor contain at least one course that is unique to the minor and not used in the major or additional requirements.
◎ = Oral Intensive
◆ = Math/Critical Analysis Intensive
△ = Writing Intensive
✽ = Physical Development and Wellness Graduation Requirement