2020-2021 Graduate Catalog

Certificate in Sustainability

To prepare knowledgeable, skilled, and committed professionals to envision and implement alternative future scenarios of social, economic, and environmental sustainability within corporations, NGO's, government, education, and not-for-profit organizations. 

12 credits

Choose a minimum of two from each focus area

Economic Focus

SUST 530Economic Sustainability: Modeling, Analytics, and Reporting for Business

1

SUST 531Economic Sustainability: Modeling for Business

1

SUST 532Economic Sustainability: Reporting for Business

1

SUST 535Internal Communications for Sustainability Professionals

1

SUST 536Economic Sustainability: Ecological Economics

1

SUST 537Media Relations for Sustainability Professionals

1

Environmental Focus

SUST 510Sustainability Foundations: Atmosphere Systems

1

SUST 511Economic Sustainability: Ecological Systems

1

SUST 512Environmental Sustainability: Soils

1

SUST 513Environmental Sustainability: Material Resources and Waste

1

SUST 514Water Resources

1

SUST 515Social Sustainability: Food Systems

1

SUST 516Economic Sustainability: Energy Resources

1

Social Focus

SUST 519Economic Sustainability: Environmental Law

1

SUST 520Economic Sustainability: Environmental Ethics

1

SUST 521Social Sustainability: Human Health and Well-Being

1

SUST 523Social Sustainability: Populations

1

SUST 524Social Sustainability: Social and Environmental Justice

1

SUST 528Social Sustainability: Waste and Human Health

1

SUST 529Economic Sustainability: Business Ethics and the Environment

1

Total Credit Hours:6

Options:

Add 6 from the list above for completion of 12 credits 

OR

Choose the 2 courses below as prep for graduate degree pursuit

SUST 550Survey of Sustainability Principles and Implementation Practices

3

SUST 600Application of Sustainability Principles, Theories, and Case Study Practices

3

Total Credit Hours: 12