Course Requirements

Major in Sustainability Studies

Bachelor of Arts in Sustainability Studies (BASS)

The Bachelor of Arts in Sustainability Studies is a 120 credit hour degree program with a unique, interdiscipinary curriculum.

Majors are required to complete 33 credit hours of sustainability studies coursework including:

•    IDS 2154: Facets of Sustainability, the gateway course
•    3 Core Courses in Liberal Arts and Sciences
•    6 "Cluster" courses selected from an interdisciplinary menu of options spanning multiple colleges
•    IDS 4942: Sustainability in Action, the internship capstone course

Students interested in pursuing the BASS degree are encouraged to consider Double Majoring.

Facets of Sustainability, the gateway course, is offered each fall.

Core Courses will be available according to the following schedule:

AMH2631 History of Sustainability                                              Spring 2014, 2016, 2018
ANT 2402 Anthropology of Sustainability                                  Spring 2014, 2015, 2017
BSC 2862 Global Change Ecology and Sustainability              Spring 2015, 2017
CLA 2521 Classical Antiquity and Sustainability                      Spring 2015, 2017
GLY 2038 Sustainability and the Changing Earth                   Spring 2014, 2016, 2018 
POS 2032 Politics of Sustainability                                             Fall 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
REL 2071 Religion and Sustainability                                        Fall 2014, 2016, 2018

A list of the Cluster Courses that will be taught in the upcoming semester is emailed to all Sustainability Studies Majors and Minors a week before the enrollment period.

 Sustainability in Action, the capstone course, is offered each spring.

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