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LIST OF ALL APPROVED ELECTIVES FOR THE MINOR IN SUSTAINABILITY STUDIES

**NOTE: Not every course is offered every semester. If you have trouble finding courses to fulfill your requirements, see the Pattern of Course Offerings excel file that is linked to our News page.

If you still need help, then consult with your academic advisor or with the Director of Academic Sustainability Programs (Dr. Nanette Chadwick,chadwna@auburn.edu).

 

Society and Markets:

CADS 2000: Global Consumer Culture (3)

FOWS 4310: Ecotourism (3)

FOWS 5320: Environmental Services (3)

FOWS 5880: Ecological Economics (3)

MKTG 4050: Misplaced Marketing and Consumers’ Interests (3) PR MKTG 3310

RSOC 3190: Food, Agriculture, and Society (3)

RSOC 5650: Sociology of Natural Resources and the Environment (3) PR junior or senior standing

 

Environment:

CSES 5000: Soils and Environment Quality (3) PR CSES 2040

CSES 5400: Bioenergy and the Environment (3) PR junior standing

BIOL 3060: Ecology, PR 8 hrs Biology (3)

BIOL 5090: Conservation Biology (3) PR Ecology

BIOL 5150: Community Ecology (3) PR Ecology

BSEN 3230: Natural Resource Conservation Engineering (3) PR CIVL 3110

CADS 5310 [formerly 3970]: Sustainable Design and LEED Accreditation (3)

CPLN 5070: Planning and the Environment (all related course titles under this number) (3)

ENGL 4740: Environment, Literature and Culture (3)

ENVD 2200: Readings in Landscape Architecture (3) PR permission of instructor

FOWS 2033: Introduction to Environmental Education (3) Online course.

FOWS 4310: Ecotourism (3)

FOWS 5050: Urban Ecology (3)

FOWS 5320: Environmental Services (3)

GEOG 2020: Physical Geography (3)

GEOG 5010: Urban Geography (3)

GEOG 5210: Climatology (3)

GEOG 5510: Human-Environment Interaction (3)

GEOG 5550: Geography of Water Resources (3)

HIST 3550: American Environmental History (3)

*MATL 2210: Materials for Sustainable Energy Production and Storage (1)

*MATL 2220: Materials and the Environment (1)

*MATL 2230: Mineral Resources: Availability and Processing (1), PR Chemistry or permission of the instructor. (*Take all 3 to count as one 3-credit elective.)

MECH 5970: Renewable Energy Resources and Applications (3) PR Thermo I (ENGR 2010) or Intro. to Thermal Sciences (ENGR 2200) or permission of instructor.

RSOC 5650: Sociology of Natural Resources and the Environment (3) PR junior or senior standing

 

Social Justice:

ANSC 2010: Animals and Society (3)

ANTH 3700: Political Ecology (3)

CPLN 5060 [formerly 5970]: Sustainable Transportation Planning (all related course titles under this number) (3)

CPLN 5070: Planning and the Environment (all related course titles under this number) (3)

FORY 5310: Environmental Ethics (3) PR junior or senior standing

FOWS 2033: Introduction to Environmental Education (3) Online course.

FOWS 4310: Ecotourism (3)

FOWS 5320: Environmental Services (3)

GEOG 5010: Urban Geography (3)

HDFS 4700: Gender in Close Relationships (3)

HIST 3550: American Environmental Hstory (3)

HUSC 2000/2003/2007: Hunger: Causes, consequences and responses (3). Note that HUSC 2003 is an online course.

POLI 2120: Urbanization and the City (3)

RSOC 3190: Food, Agriculture, and Society (3)

RSOC 5650: Sociology of Natural Resources and the Environment (3) PR junior or senior standing 

 

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