Undergraduate Course Catalog

Sustainability

This program is targeted to all students within the university community in the hopes of preparing leaders for the 21st century who understand the interaction of social, economic, and environmental factors and the need for a systems view of that interaction so as to make decisions which contribute to the healthy viability of cultures, ecologies, and economics. 
    For more information contact Dr. John W. Vann, Department of Marketing and Management, (765) 285-5194.


 
MINOR IN SUSTAINABILITY, 21 hours
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CR HRS

SUST

250
400

Sustain Dev
Sust Future

3
3

1 course from each of the following areas:
Atmosphere & Climate

GEOG


GEOL
NREM

230
331
332
207
309

Elem Meteor (3)
Glob Climate (3)
Clim Change (3)
Envir Geol (3)
Globl Change (3)





3

Land/Natural Systems

BIO

GEOG

GEOL
LA
NREM


216
418
121
150
416
471
221
304
327

Ecology (3)
Com Eco Ecol (3)
Cultural Env (3)
Global Geog (3)
Geol Haz Env (3)
Sust Land (3)
Soil Resourc (3)
Sust Agric (3)
Soil Cnv Mgt (3)









3

Resources (Water/Energy/Materials)

ARCH
GEOL
ITDPT

LA
NREM



PLAN

273
206
203
204
371
211
331
335
405
433
435

Env Sys 1 (3)
Oceans Natns (3)
Matl Process (3)
Engy Process (3)
Sustain Site (3)
Water Resour (3)
Enrg Min Res (3)
Renew Energy (3)
Int Res Mgt (3)
Environ Plan (3)
Energy Plan (3)











3

Socio-Cultural Dimensions of Sustainability

ANTH

BUSAD
ECON
EDMUL
GEOG
HSC

NREM


PLAN
SOC

SOCWK

312
481
300
311
400
423
180
482
205
309
357
460
228
470
230

Ecology (3)
Culture Econ (3)
Env Bsn Ctxt (3)
Environ Econ (3)
Top Seminar (3)
Population (3)
Prn Com Hlth (3)
Environ Hlth (3)
Intl NR Cons (3)
Globl Change (3)
Intl Com Dev (3)
Alt Com Plan (3)
Global (3)
Population (3)
Behav Envr 1 (3)















3

Values/Policy

HIST
ID
ITDPT
NREM
PHIL
POLS

204
301
406
309
230
347

Am Env Hist (3)
Intro Peace (3)
Tech Dec-Mak (3)
Globl Change (3)
Envir Ethics (3)
Env Law Poly (3)






3


21 hrs

SUSTAINABILITY (SUST)

250 (ID 250) Introduction to Sustainable Development. (3)
Presents sustainable development objectives as dependent upon interactions both within and among systems comprising natural, human/social, and economic capital. Examines elements and linkages essential for functioning of these systems. Addresses values that frame decision making for maintaining systems elements and linkages and for setting natural, human/social, and economic sustainable development goals. 
    Not open to students who have credit in SUST 400.

400 (ID 400) Creating a Sustainable Future: The Clustered Minors Capstone. (3)
Capstone course for minor programs in environmentally sustainable practices. Topics vary. Emphasizes interdisciplinary perspectives on creating sustainable practices -- environmentally and culturally -- for the future. Seminar format, with visiting scholars working interactively. 
    Prerequisite: completion of other required courses in one of the participating minor programs, junior or senior standing, permission of the instructor. 
    Open only to minors in environmentally sustainable practices or by permission of the instructor.