2022-2023 Course Catalog

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Pathways to Sustainability (PSUS) Minor

A minimum of 18 credit hours to include:

Required Minor Courses
GEOG/NR 1115Seeking Sustainability3
GEOG/NR 1116Seeking Sustainability3
Subtotal6
Core Pathways Courses
Humanities: Pathways Concept 2 - Critical Thinking in the Humanities
Select one of the following: 1 3
Environment and Sustainable Development Economics
Introduction to Appalachian Studies
Literature and the Environment
Leadership for Global Sustainability
American Environmental History
Multicultural Diversity in Organizations
Energy and Society
Environment: Pathways Concept 4 - Reasoning in the Natural Sciences
Select one of the following:3
Foundations of Environmental Science
Principles of Fish and Wildlife Conservation
Ecology of Appalachian Forests
Plants and Greenspaces in Urban Communities
Earth Resources, Society, and Environment
Art & Design: Pathways Concept 6 - Critique and Practice in Design and the Arts
Select one of the following: 2 3
Survey of the History of Western Art
Cartography
Design Appreciation
Principles of Packaging
Introduction to Acting
Introduction to Applied Collaborative Techniques
Subtotal9
Required Capstone: Pathways Concept 3 - Reasoning in the Social Sciences
GEOG/NR 4444Practicing Sustainability3
Subtotal3
Total Credits18
1

Except MGT 3444 Multicultural Diversity in Organizations & AAEC 3324 Environment and Sustainable Development Economics

2

Except SBIO 2104 Principles of Packaging

All minimum overall GPA of 2.0 in these courses is required to complete the minor.

All minors must include 6 or more credits at 3000 level or above.

All courses must be taken for an A-F grade unless they are only offered P/F.

Steps for successful completion of the Pathways to Sustainability Minor:

  • Declare minor using a 'Major/Option/Minor Form' found in the CNRE Advising Center, 138 Cheatham Hall.
  • Include minor information when updating the application for degree in Hokie Spa.
  • Some courses in the minor requirements listed above have prerequisites, so be sure to consult the University Catalog or check with the Minor advisor.
  • Students cannot graduate until they have either:
    1. satisfied the requirements for the minor or
    2. withdrawn from the minor by notifying CNRE Academic Programs office in 138 Cheatham and revised their DARS.