Minor in Sustainability

University of Rhode Island

Date Posted: Feb. 25, 2016
Submitted by: Monika Urbanski
Sustainability Topic: Curriculum
Content Type: Academic Programs
Program Type: Minor
Distance: Local Only
Commitment: Full-Time


In addition to fulfilling all the basic requirements for a minor (see Minor Fields of Study), students declaring a minor in sustainability complete the following four requirements: 1) A “synthesis course” selected from a series of courses that focus on principles of sustainability. 2) An internship that includes hands-on sustainability experience on campus or in the community. 3) Elective courses. 4) A capstone course requiring submission of a brief proposal describing the intended work and how it relates to sustainability, the associated course, and the faculty sponsor.

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