The Certificate in Sustainable Environment and Science provides an interdisciplinary approach to understanding and resolving today's most pressing and complex environmental and ecological challenges. The program includes foundation courses that examine sustainable living from multiple perspectives, as well as more targeted courses that focus on environmental sciences, natural resources, and energy.


Certificate in Sustainable Environment and Science

The program includes 21 units of undergraduate course work: 9 units in required courses noted below, and 12 units in electives noted below (others with authorization).

Required Courses: 9 units

Bio 364Global Sustainability3
or Bio 413 Environmental Science: Regional and Global Perspectives
or SUST 344 Global Development and Sustainability
Bus 358Systems Thinking and Decision Analysis3
SUST 450Sustainability Capstone3
Total Units9

Elective Courses: 12 units chosen from

U69 Anthro 361Culture and Environment3
Anthro 3795Anthropology and Climate Change: Past, Present, and Future3
Bio 419Ecology3
Econ 355Environmental Economics3
GIS 200Introduction to GIS3
SUST 328Environmental Law: Applications Toward Sustainability3
SUST 329The Metropolis3
PolSci 3312Environmental and Energy Issues3
Other courses with authorization