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Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2014-2015
Bridgewater State University
   
 
  Jan 22, 2018
 
 
    
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Sustainability Innovation and Outreach Minor


Students minoring in Sustainability Innovation and Outreach will understand the foundations of sustainability practices, theory, history and policy. Using the perspective from two or more disciplines, students will make connections between the disciplinary domains that pertain to sustainability and integrate conflicting disciplinary insights and viewpoints. In addition, they will develop a basic understanding of systems approaches and application, learning about key leaders and organizations influencing sustainability; develop a working knowledge of sustainability assessment, decision making tools, and training methods; and develop professional and academic writing skills to support sustainability careers. Finally, they will develop and complete a research/service project with a sustainability theme that proposes a holistic solution.

Course Requirements


Required courses (6 credits)


Electives (12 credits)


Courses relevant to the minor, but not on the approved list below, may be applied to the 18 credits with the approval of the Center for Sustainability (CfS) coordinator or assistant coordinator. Directed Studies (beyond the required two credits) and internships tied to sustainability may also be included with approval from the CfS coordinator or assistant coordinator.

Total minimum credits: 18