Sustainability Certificate requirements
& ENVS 1215
|Introduction to Environmental Science|
and Introduction to Environmental Science Laboratory
|ENVS 2210||Environmental Pollution and Remediation Techniques (Prerequisites: MATH 1050 or higher; and CHEM 1210 and CHEM 1215)||3|
|ENER 2310||Energy and the Environment||3|
& GEO 1115
|Physical Geology (PS)|
and Physical Geology Lab (LAB)
|GEO 2050||Earth Materials||4|
|GEOG 2410||Paleoclimatology (Prerequisites: BIOL 1610 and BIOL 1615)||3|
|ENGL 2201||Literature and the Land (HU, GC)||3|
- Complete 24 credit hours of required courses. Prerequisite courses are stacked within other degree plans.
- Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher
Sustainability Certificate Program Learning Outcomes
At the successful completion of this certificate program, students will be able to:
- Formulate sustainable approaches to energy and earth science issues that integrate environmental, economic, behavioral, and sociopolitical perspectives.
- Distinguish between Earth’s surface and deep energy sources and the processes they power and appraise how we depend on and harvest those energy resources to sustain our society.
- Evaluate the benefits of conventional and renewable energy systems, including those that are involved in transportation technologies, food production, energy security, and how to evolve into sustainable energy operations.