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A Minor in Sustainability is suggested for students who desire an understanding of sustainability or those who anticipate working for trans-national or development organizations.

The interdisciplinary Minor in Sustainability is open to students of all majors. Sustainability requires that short and long-term social, economic, and environmental impacts of products and processes be considered. With globalization of the world's economies, continuing challenges with depletion of resources and increased global pollution, the well-being of society will require application of the principles of sustainability.

The Minor in Sustainability is suggested for students who desire an understanding of sustainability or those who anticipate working for trans-national or development organizations. The interdisciplinary Minor in Sustainability is open to students of all majors.

Minor Requirements

The minor in sustainability is open to students of all majors.

To earn a minor in sustainability, you must complete a minimum of 20 units and earn a Pacific minor GPA of 2.0. You must take one course in technology, one course in economics and society, and one course in environment and ethics.

Eligible Technology Courses

CIVL 171

Water and Environmental Policy

3

CIVL 173

Sustainable Engineering

3

EMGT 176

Systems Engineering Management

4

MECH 155

Solar Energy Engineering

4

Eligible Economics and Society Courses

ECON 071

Global Economic Issues

4

ECON 157

Environmental and Natural Resources Economics

4

GESC 103

Global Change

4

INTL 077

Contemporary World Issues

4

INTL 174

Global Environmental Policy

4

Eligible Environment and Ethics Courses

BIOL 35

Environment: Concepts and Issues

4

BUSI 053

Legal and Ethical Environment of Business I-B

4

ENGL 126

Literature and the Environment-Diversity III-C

4

GESC 043

Environmental Science for the Informed Citizen

4

GESC 045

Soil, Water, and War III-C

4

HIST 136

American Environmental History

4

PHIL 035

Environmental Ethics II-B

4

SOCI 111

Environment and Society - Diversity, III-B

4

 

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