2022-2023 Course Catalog

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Technology, Humans, and Environment (THE) Minor

Pathways Minor in Technology, Humans, & Environment requires completion of 18 credit hours as follows.

Required Minor Courses
ENGE 2094Create!: Ideation & Innovation (Pathways Concept 6 - Critique and Practice in Design and the Arts - Design) 1 3
PHIL 3334Ethical Perspectives on Artificial Intelligence (Pathways Concept 2 - Critical Thinking in the Humanities)3
CAUS 4234 (Pathways Concept 1 - Discourse - Advanced/Applied) 2 3
Subtotal9
Elective Courses
Technology
Select one of the following:3
Digital Planet (Pathways Concept 5 - Quantitative and Computational Thinking - Foundational)
Sustainable Design and Biophilia (Pathways Concept 6 - Critique and Practice in Design and the Arts - Design)
Leadership for Global Sustainability (Pathways Concept 2 - Critical Thinking in the Humanities ; Pathways Concept 3 - Reasoning in the Social Sciences)
The Science of Materials in Everyday Life (Pathways Concept 4 - Reasoning in the Natural Sciences)
Science, Techology, and Environment (Pathways Concept 2 - Critical Thinking in the Humanities)
Humans
Select one of the following:3
Earth Resources, Society, and Environment (Pathways Concept 4 - Reasoning in the Natural Sciences)
Technology and Disability (Pathways Concept 2 - Critical Thinking in the Humanities ; Pathways Concept 6 - Critique and Practice in Design and the Arts - Design )
Energy and Society (Pathways Concept 2 - Critical Thinking in the Humanities ; Pathways Concept 3 - Reasoning in the Social Sciences)
Enviroment
Select one of the following:3
Introduction to Green Engineering 2
Sustainable Design and Biophilia (Pathways Concept 6 - Critique and Practice in Design and the Arts - Design)
People Community and Place (Pathways Concept 3 - Reasoning in the Social Sciences)
Energy and Raw Materials: Geopolitics and Sustainable Development (Pathways Concept 4 - Reasoning in the Natural Sciences)
Collaborative Policy-Making and Planning (Pathways Concept 3 - Reasoning in the Social Sciences)
Innovation in Context (Pathways Concept 2 - Critical Thinking in the Humanities)
Subtotal9
Total Credits18
1

It is preferred that students take CREATE! Ideation for Innovation early in the completion of the minor.

2

Prerequisites – Some courses listed on this checksheet may have pre-/co-requisites; please consult the University Course Catalog or check with your academic advisor.

Notes:

  1. All courses for the Technology, Humans, & Environment minor must be taken A/F and be completed with a minimum in-minor GPA of 2.0. Any course taken to fulfill the Technology, Humans, & Environment minor will count towards the minor GPA.
  2. No more than 50% of the graded course credits required for the minor in Technology, Humans, and Environment (THE) may be doubled-counted in a student’s major.
  3. Please review with your academic advisor.