Minor in Sustainability

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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


Students pursuing degrees across campus can take a minor degree in Sustainability Studies, offered through the Science and Technology Studies Department (STS). The STS approach to sustainability connects social, scientific, and technological fields of study. Courses to be applied toward the Sustainability Studies minor focus on the human dimensions of environmental problems, emphasizing the importance of interdisciplinary expertise and collaboration.

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