Sustainability Major

Core Requirements (27 credits)

Code Course Credit
Either:
  • BIOL 170, Introduction to Ecology & Evolution w/Lab
Or:
  • MSC 101, Introduction to Marine Science w/Lab
4
CHEM 103 General Chemistry I 4
GEOG 450 Geographic Information Systems 3
MGT 321 The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business 3
PHIL 215 Environmental Ethics 3
SOC 410 Green Societies 3
SUST 100 Sustainability Seminar 0.5
SUST 200 Sustainability Seminar 0.5
SUST/ECON 335 Sustainability 3
SUST 400WS 1 Sustainability Capstone 3

1 This course can be substituted with a senior capstone course from another major that allows a sustainability component. Approval from the faculty member and Sustainability Program Coordinator needed. An additional WI and/or SI course may be needed to fulfill the JU graduation requirement.

Available Concentrations

Students majoring in Sustainability must choose a concentration. The concentration courses include mathematics and statistics courses, a minimum of 12-15 (depending on the concentration) credit hours of electives in a chosen concentration, and one outside concentration course. At least 4 courses must be at the 300 level or above. Excluding the mathematics and statistics courses, no more than two courses from another major can count towards concentration courses.

Code Course Credit
MATH 140 Calculus I 4
MATH 206 Statistical Methods in Science 4
CHEM 103 General Chemistry I 4
A minimum of 12 credit hours of concentration courses.
Prerequisites may be needed. Eligible courses are listed in the Academic Catalog.
12
One (1) outside concentration course.
Prerequisites may be needed. Eligible courses are listed in the Academic Catalog.
3+

A Special Topics course or an independent study can be used as a course substitution with instructor approval.

Code Course Credit
MATH 112 2 Modern Applications of Mathematics 3
DSIM 201 3 Business Statistics 3
A minimum of 15 credit hours of concentration courses.
Prerequisites may be needed. Eligible courses are listed in the Academic Catalog.
15
One (1) outside concentration course.
Prerequisites may be needed. Eligible courses are listed in the Academic Catalog.
3+

A Special Topics course or an independent study can be used as a course substitution with instructor approval.

2 Any higher-level mathematics (MATH) course that includes Calculus will fulfill this Core Curriculum requirement.

3 MATH 205 or MATH 206 will fulfill this Concentration requirement.

Code Course Credit
Either:
  • MATH 110 2, The Mathematics of Motion and Change
Or:
  • MATH 114, Discover, Decode, Decide
3
Either:
  • SOC 211 3 4, Quantitative Methods for the Social Sciences
Or:
  • MATH 205, Elementary Statistics
3
A minimum of 15 credit hours of concentration courses.
Prerequisites may be needed. Eligible courses are listed in the Academic Catalog.
15
One (1) outside concentration course.
Prerequisites may be needed. Eligible courses are listed in the Academic Catalog.
3+

A Special Topics course or an independent study can be used as a course substitution with instructor approval.

2 Any higher-level mathematics (MATH) course that includes Calculus will fulfill this Core Curriculum requirement.

3 MATH 205 or MATH 206 will fulfill this Concentration requirement.

4 Cross listed as GEOG 211, POL 211, and PSYC 211.