Sustainability Studies (Minor)
Lead the way in creating a sustainable stewardship of our planet by seeking balance between environment, society and economy.
Develop the skills and knowledge for an interdisciplinary understanding of sustainability goals and the science and strategies needed to achieve these goals in modern society. This UND minor offers opportunities to creatively address sustainability issues, as local and global citizens, through a more systemic approach to solve real-world problems.
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- Est. time to complete:
- 2 years
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Why Study 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:
- Airport Management
- Atmospheric Sciences
- Geography and Environmental Geoscience
- International Studies
- Political Science
- Public Administration
- Earth Science
- Civil Engineering