Award Granted Upon Completion: Certificate in Sustainability
Credits/Contacts Required: 30/31
Major code: 04/441
CIP Code: 030299
Gainful Employment Information
In this certificate program, students will explore the dynamic relationship between humans and their environment from cultural, economic, historical, literary, social, scientific, and technology perspectives, as well as acquire foundation skills in communications and mathematics. Courses in this certificate will explore the unifying theme of sustainability from a multidisciplinary perspective preparing students to face the challenges of global citizenship in the twenty-first century. Sustainability represents hope for the future as we face the challenge of “meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs” (as described in the American Association of Community Colleges’ Resolution in Support of Education for Sustainable Development, November, 2007). The Sustainability Certificate is a valuable adjunct to any AA, AS, or AAS degree. It will assist students to stand out from their peers in the competitive employment market. This certificate is especially valuable for students majoring in business, technology, education, natural resources, or any field at the forefront of the sustainability revolution.
General Education Requirements (Min 30 Credits)
Suggested Sequences Per Semester
First Semester Total - Credit(s): 14 | Contacts: 15
Second Semester Total - Credit(s): 16-17 | Contacts: 16-19
* Choose from any CHEM, PHYS, or GEOG course on the General Education List.
** Choose two (2) Courses.
- To meet MTA, must be chosen from two different categories.
- ANTH 201 , HIST 101 or HIST 102 , and PHIL 204 are recommended as Humanities courses, but students may select others as their interests vary.