Sustainability: Economic and Political Perspectives

These courses explore matters related to sustainability from various perspectives from natural sciences, social sciences and humanities.

Instructions for Focal Study 6

Complete at least three courses and a minimum of 10 credits. No more than two of these courses may have the same disciplinary prefix.

Complete at least one course from each cluster.

First Cluster (complete 1 course)
ECON 101 Economics of Social Issues 4 credits
ECON 102 Economics of Markets & Governments 4 credits
Second Cluster (complete 1 course)
POLS/ENV 224 Environmental Politics 4 credits
POLS 310 Markets, Politics & Justice 4 credits
Third Cluster (complete 1 course)
ARTST 207 Design for Sustainability 4 credits
ENV 141 Permaculture: Design Science (formerly ENV 142) 4 credits

ENV 121


ENV 200

Our Global Environment (for non-majors)


Introduction of Environmental Science (for majors)

4 credits
ENV 222 Environmental Literature 4 credits
PHIL/ENV 321 Environmental Ethics 4 credits
PHY/ENV 160 Energy and the Environment 4 credits