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Sustainability Studies

Bachelor of Science
School of Sciences, Sustainability, and Health

Integrative Studies Requirements

40 credits minimum

Major Requirements

48 credits

Choose one of the following:

  • ISGEOG 100 Introduction to Geography
  • IIENST 110 Food, Health, and the Environment
  • IIENST 150 Global Environmental Change
  • IIENST 151 Environment of Central New England

ENST 250 Principles of Sustainability
INGEOS 201 The Physical Earth or ENST 252 Ecology of a Changing Planet
ISGEOG 203 Globalization, Culture and Place or ENST 253 Environmental Governance
ISECON 372 Ecological Economics or ENST 393 Sustainability for Organizations

Choose at least one of the following:

  • ENST 301 Environmental Research Methods
  • ARCH 260 Sustainable Design and Building Science
  • GEOG 324 GIS Analysis
  • GEOG 325 GIS Mapping and Visualization
  • MGT 215 Accounting for Sustainable Business
  • SPDI 304 Materials: A Life-Cycle View
  • IIPHYS 342 Data Analysis for Scientists
  • ISMGT 383 Applied Data Analysis and Visualization

Choose one group:

  • ENST 395 and ENST 495 or
  • GEOG 395 and GEOG 495

Take one of the following (not already used to meet another requirement):

  • ARCH 260 Sustainable Design and Building Science
  • IIJRN 268 Environmental Issues and the Media
  • INGEOS 300 Geoscience Issues and Society
  • IIGEOG 302 Apocalypse Science and Society
  • SPDI 304 Materials: A Life-Cycle View
  • INGEOS 320 Earth’s Climate: Past and Future
  • IISPDI 360 Sustainable by Design
  • ARCH 360 Solar Design and Building Science II
  • HIST 360 Natives and Newcomers in North America
  • ISECON 372 Ecological Economics
  • INENST 381 Farming With Nature in Mind
  • ISENST 382 Environmental Advocacy
  • INENST 383 Rethinking Energy
  • SOC 380 Environmental Sociology

Take three classes (12 credits) at the 300 level or above in ENST and/GEOG, excluding ISP courses.

Only six courses that are being used to meet a student’s major requirements for Sustainability Studies can be used toward completion of a Geography major.

Degree Requirements

120 credits
40 credits at the upper-level