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Advanced Certificate in Sustainability Course Offerings

To earn the Advanced Certificate, students must complete 15 credits:

Required Courses (6 credits)

  • SSN 501: Fundamentals of Sustainability
  • SSN 601: Sustainability Professional Skills Capstone

Pick One Environmental / Ecological Course (3 credits)

  • ARC541: Environmental Systems 1
  • ARC 573: Environmental Systems 2
  • ARC 575: Environmental Systems 3
  • ARC/URP 566: Urban Design: Built Environment Case Studies
  • CIE 569: Hazardous Waste Management
  • GEO 515: Conservation Biogeography
  • GEO 545: Restoration Ecology
  • GEO 547: Advanced Earth System Science
  • GEO 548: Stream Restoration
  • GEO 549: Fluvial Geomorphology
  • GEO 570: Integrated Environmental Management
  • GLY 509: Advanced Ecology
  • GLY 511/BIO 511: Marine Ecology
  • GLY 514: Hydrogeology
  • GLY 528: Geologic Hazards & Risks
  • IE 521: Sustainable Manufacturing
  • URP 573: Land Use and Physical Planning
  • URP 578: Environmental Planning Methods
  • Any graduate elective approved by program director

Pick One Social / Human / Cultural Course (3 credits)

  • APY 619: Cultural Topics: Political Ecology
  • ARC 627/628: Ecological Practices Intellectual Domain
  • EEH 521: Global Health
  • EEH 550: Environmental Health
  • PSC 666: Environmental Politics
  • SOC 546: Environmental Sociology
  • URP 604: Food Systems Planning
  • URP 605: Built Environment and Health
  • URP 568: Environmental Planning and Policy
  • Any graduate elective approved by program director

Pick One Economics / Business Course (3 credits)

  • ARC 545/546: Technical Methods in Ecological Practices
  • ECO 512: Environmental Economics
  • MGG 637: Business Management Implications for Sustainable Development
  • URP 522: Economic Development Planning
  • URP 538: Economic Concepts and Contexts
  • Any graduate elective approved by program director