Sustainable Development - Undergraduate Supplemental Major
This program consists of 24 credits drawn from the lists below of which 18 credits must be numbered 300 or above. The student must take
|Select 6 credit hours (2 classes) from the core curriculum||6|
|Select 15 credit hours (5 classes) of electives||15|
|Select 3 credit hours (1 class) of sustainable development field study||3|
Advisor: Lois Stanford, Anthropology
|Select two from the following:||6|
|World Agriculture and Food Problems||3|
|Principles of Ecology||3|
|Introduction to Climate Science||4|
|Select 15 credits from the following: 1||15|
|Natural Resource Economics||3|
|Sustainable Production of Agronomic Crops||4|
|Food and Culture Around the World||3|
|Science & Society||3|
|Principles of Fish and Wildlife Management||3|
|Agriculture in an Interconnected World||3|
|Social Issues in the Rural Americas||3|
|With the permission of the program advisor, students may substitute 1 class that presents a topical focus on sustainable development. 2|
|Select 3 credits from the following: 3||3|
|Special Research Project||1-3|
Courses are limited in each department in order to encourage students to take classes in different disciplines and broaden their perspective.
Certain courses, such as SOC 489 Globalization or special topics courses may have a sustainable development focus, depending on the instructor or subheading. In these cases the student can request permission to substitute this specific course for an elective class listed above.
In addition, students are expected to take one class that applies the principles and concepts of sustainable development in a local, regional or international setting. Students may opt to enroll in one of the classes listed below, or they may choose to work on an independent study or internship in sustainable development. In these cases, students should seek the approval of the sustainable development committee before embarking on the field experience or internship.