Why add a minor in sustainability at UND?

With the increasing emphasis on sustainability through the development of green economy jobs, the need for professionals trained in sustainability studies continues to increase. This program gives you greater training and opportunities to join this growing employment field.

With this UND minor, you will gain insight to a multidisciplinary approach to problem solving for sustainability and sustainability-related issues as well as a set of skills and tools pertinent to solve problems within the coupled human-environment. This minor is for students interested in "greening" their major and in bridging the environment, economy and equity for healthy people and the planet.

The minor in Sustainability Studies pairs well with many majors, including:

Sustainability Studies Minor at UND

  • Prepare to join the green economy while embracing a range of careers in industry, government agencies, non-governmental agencies and education.

  • Benefit from a curriculum that gives an interdisciplinary knowledge and understanding of theories and practices of sustainability.

  • Learn a multidisciplinary approach to problem solving for sustainability and sustainability-related issues and acquire a set of skills and tools pertinent to solve problems within the coupled human-environment.

Sustainability Courses