Sustainability


This 15-credit minor provides students with a solid foundation in growing field of sustainability, which includes the impact and long-term viability of environmentalism, social justice, ecology, health sciences, marine biology, and food production, among other areas. As an increasing number of businesses, non-profit organizations, and educational institutions commit to ‘green’ lifestyles and practices, FDU Humanities graduates who choose this concentration place themselves in a particularly competitive position in the job market. This concentration is also augmented by the Career Development Center, which can help students place into internships with various, local environmental and sustainability focused groups.

Required Course (3 credits):

BIOL1001/BIOL1011 (LAB): Principles of Modern Biology

Complete 12 credits from the following list of courses:

BIOL1105/BIO1115 (Lab): The Human Environment
BIOL2250/BIO2150 (Lab): Ecology and Field Biology
BIOL2120/BIOL2121(Lab): Introduction to Aquaculture and Hydroponics
ENGL3044: The Environment in Literature and Culture
ENGL3047: American Nature Writers
ENVR1001/ENVR1002(LAB): Introduction to Environmental Science
ENVR1101/ENVR1102 (Lab): Physical Geology
ENVR1105: Weather and Climate
ENVR1123: Natural Hazards   
ENVR1111/ENVR1112 (Lab): Oceanography (4 credits)
HIST3105: U.S. Environmental History
HUMN2447: Ecology for Life: Building a Lifestyle for a Sustainable Planet
MBIO1118/MBIO1128(Lab): Beach Ecology(4 Credits)
MBIO1209/MBIO1219(Lab): Introduction to Marine Biology
PHIL3311: The Ethics of Food
POLS3011: Human Rights in Global Environment
SOCI3318: Health and Society: Access and Issues

Other, selected classes may be approved by a Humanities faculty advisor.