sustainability Minor

The Department of Natural Sciences, the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences, and the Zicklin School of Business offer a joint interdisciplinary program in Environmental Sustainability that satisfies Baruch College’s Tier III minor requirement. The Environmental Sustainability minor is suitable for both business and liberal arts students who have an interest in developing a critical understanding of interactions between human society and the broader global ecosystem. The program emphasizes economic, legal, and philosophical issues of environmental sustainability.

The prerequisite to this minor is one of the following options:

To complete the minor in environmental sustainability (11--12 credits) students must take one course at the 3000-level or above in environmental studies (ENV) offered by the Department of Natural Sciences, any other course from the electives listed below, and a required capstone course (ENV 4005, ENV 4900, or IDC 4010/H; Feit seminars (IDC 4050H) may also count if related to environmental issues).

Program Prerequisite (one group required, does not count toward 11 - 12 credits for minor)

Required Capstone Course (one required)

Natural Science Electives  (at least one required)

Electives (no more than one from this list)

*For the purposes of this program, this course counts as an Arts and Sciences course.

For more information, contact Professor Chester Zarnoch.  You can download the Minor Declaration form here.