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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sustainability (SUST) - Minor

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24-25 credits

2.0 GPA required.

Letter grade required in all minor courses unless otherwise noted.

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 (18-19 credits)

provides students with sustainability fundamentals overview

Part II: Sustainability Focus Areas - Electives (6 credits)

Provides opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge in specific study areas - choose 6 credits from any discipline:

Composite Materials Engineering

Health, Exercise and Rehabilitative Services



Political Science and Public Administration

Course(s) Unique to Minor

WSU policy requires a minor contain at least one course unique to the minor and not used in major or additional requirements. See Degree Audit for details.


◎ = Oral Intensive

◆ = Math/Critical Analysis Intensive

△ = Writing Intensive

✽ = Physical Development and Wellness Graduation Requirement

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