Major Requirements

Core Requirements (22 credits)

   

Sustainability

Code Course Credit
   
GEOG 250TI Geographic Information Systems
SUST 215 Environmental Ethics 3
SOC 410 Green Societies 3
SUST 480WS* Sustainability Capstone 3
BIOL 100, 100L & 180 Introduction to Biology & Introduction to Biology Lab or Biol 180 Biological Diversity
 SUST 335 Sustainability  3
 GEOG 250TI Geographic Information Systems  3
     
     

 *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.