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 2016, 2018,2020
ANT 2402 Anthropology of Sustainability                                  Spring 2015, 2016, 2018
BSC 2862 Global Change Ecology and Sustainability               Spring 2015, 2017, 2019
CLA 2521 Classical Antiquity and Sustainability                        Spring 2016, 2018, 2020
GLY 2038 Sustainability and the Changing Earth                     Spring 2016, 2018, 2020
POS 2032 Politics of Sustainability                                               Fall 2015, 2016, 2017
REL 2071 Religion and Sustainability                                          Fall 2016, 2018, 2020

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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