Environmental Sustainability Interdisciplinary Concentration


Department of Biology
Dr. Lissa Leege
(912) 478-0800

Concentration Program

A total of 18 credit hours are required for the concentration (Global Sustainability and Innovation (TCGT   1530) course and 15 upper division credit hours). Note that students must complete both Global Sustainability and Innovation (TCGT   1530) and their D2 Environmental Science requirement prior to taking upper division courses in the concentration.

Credit Hours
TCGT   1530Global Sustainability and Innovation3
Select 15 credit hours from the following: 112
Anthropology and Human Problems 2
Evolution and Ecology
Wildlife Management
Conservation Biology
Aquatic Ecology
Marine Ecology
Environmental Chemistry
Rhetoric of Social Movements 3
Environmental Economics
GEOG 3130/3130S
GEOG   3230
Weather and Climate 2
GEOG   3530
Earth Science 2
Sea Turtle Natural History 3
Sustainable Materials and Methods for the Interior Environment 3
Global Issues
Sustainable Foods 3
Environmental Ethics 3
Environmental Politics 3
International Relations 3
Politics of the Global South 3
Principles of Environmental Health
Stress Theory and Management in Health Promotion 2
Introduction to Public Health 3
Adventure Education 3
Outdoor Recreation Management
Environmental Education and Interpretation
Social Change
Environmental Sociology
Groups and Community Action
Industrial Hygiene and Ergonomics 3
Hazardous Waste Management
Environmental Law 3
Additional Requirement 43
Practicum in Environmental Sustainability
Total Credit Hours18

An additional 12 credit hours of courses with significant Sustainability dimension in at least two disciplines other than the major must be completed.  Courses may be selected from the list of courses below approved for the concentration.  Other courses must be approved by the Director of the Center for Sustainability.


 Permission of instructor


Courses with no prerequisites


 Practicum in Environmental Sustainability (SUST 4730) is a capstone project in sustainability, conducted with a faculty mentor (generally in the home department) and coordinated by the Director of the Center for Sustainability.