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Minor in Environmental Sustainability

Environmental SustainabilityUndergraduate students at LIU Post who are pursuing a major in another subject area can apply elective courses (16-19 credits) toward a minor in environmental sustainability. This minor offers students an interdisciplinary framework for assessing local and global environmental problems. Students in the environmental sustainability minor examine the scientific, cultural, ethical, and policy aspects of sustainability.  Course work offers students a range of professional skills for analyzing and creatively managing threats to environmental sustainability.

Contact your academic and career counselor about further requirements and additional information.

To complete a minor in Environmental Sustainability, a student must satisfy the following requirements:

Required Courses (7 credits)

ERS/GGR 11 Introduction to Environmental Sustainability (3)
ERS 1 Earth Science I (4)

Elective Courses (3 courses, 9-12 credits)

Students must choose at least two (up to three) of the following courses as electives:
ERS 2 Earth Science II or GLY 1 The Dynamic Earth (4)
ERS/GGR 21 Applied Conversation (3-4)
ERS/GGR 27 Sustainable Cities and Suburbs (3)
ERS/GLY 29 Global Climate Change (3)
GGR 1 Human Geography: Man, Environment, and Technology (3)
GGR 29 Human Dimensions of Climate Change (3)

Students may also choose one of the following courses as an elective:
BIO 109 Ecology (4)
BIO 274 Conservation Biology (4)
ECO 49 Economics of the Environment (3)
HIS 125 U.S. Environmental History (3)
PHI 28 Environmental Philosophy (3)
SOC 73 Environmental Sociology (3)