Sustainability Studies, Minor

Program Overview

The minor in Sustainability Studies focuses on the interactions between various systems—social, political, cultural, economic, technological, and ecological —that undergird environmental sustainability. Students use interdisciplinary approaches to investigate environmental problems.

A minor in Sustainability Studies is completed by taking 16 credits.

Course topics may include:

  • Environmental politics and justice
  • Social and cultural contexts of sustainability
  • Policy and global environmental challenges 

See course catalog for details. Read about how to declare a HASS minor here.


The School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences
Russell Sage Laboratory (SAGE) 5304, 110 8th Street, Troy, NY 12180
(518) 276-6575

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