Sustainability Minor

Note: Not all courses are offered in every year. Students are still required to meet the prerequisites for entry into all courses.

Required: choose 2 of the following 4 courses.
 1.0
BUSI 3003
 Business Ethics, Sustainability and Social Responsibility
 
HUMN 3003
 Environmental Ethics
 
SCTM 3003
 Biological Principles of Sustainability
 
VISD 3008
 Sustainable Design Theories & Practices
 
 
Choose 1 Liberal Arts and Sciences/School of Interdisciplinary Studies elective
 
0.5
Choose 3 Studio OR Liberal Arts and Sciences electives
1.5
 
Liberal Arts and Sciences/School of Interdisciplinary Studies courses
 
BUSI 3003
 Business Ethics, Sustainability and Social Responsibility
 
HUMN 2005
 Nature, Culture and the Environment
 
HUMN 3003
 Environmental Ethics
 
SCTM 2001
 Introduction to Biology
 
SCTM 3003
 Biological Principles of Sustainability
 
SCTM 4001
 Understanding Climate Change
 
SOSC 4001
 Risk and Society
 
VISC 4005
 Urban Life: Art, Design and the City
 
VISD 3008
 Sustainable Design Theories & Practices
 
 
Art and Design Studio courses
 
GDES 3011
 Socially Responsible Design Practices
 
GDES 3016
 Biomimicry 1: Points of Departure
 
GDES 3019
 Designing Across Difference: Indigenous Communities
 
GDES 3026
 Biomimicry 2: Application
 
INDS   3006
Activist Design
 
GDES 3054
 Living Environments: Design Theory
 
GDES 3055
 Living Environments: Design Practices
 
GDES 3056
 Urban Design Ecology
 
GDES 3057
 Sustainable Design & Development
 
GDES 3059
 Cities for People/Summer Workshop
 
GDES 3061
 Materials for a Sustainable Practice
 
GDES 3070
 Fibre: Sustainable Fashion and Textiles
 
GDES 3084
 Design for the North
 
GDES 3101
 Eco-Critical Art & Design
 
ASOC 2001
Art and Social Change Studio 2
 
 
The following courses may possibly be considered as electives in the minor depending on the specific project focus of the student. (Note: max 0.5 credit)
 
 
Students must apply to their program chair for a recommendation to use these courses in the minor and then be approved by the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences and School of Interdisciplinary Studies office.
 
ASOC 2001
Art and Social Change Studio 2
 
ASOC 3003
Art and Social Change Studio 3
 
ENGL 3012
Literature and Social Change
 
INDS 3009
Connections/Internship  
GDES 4003
Internship  
Plus other courses taken as Independent Study, Field Placement, Mobility exchange or on Letter of Permission.