May 30, 2023  
Rensselaer Catalog 2009-2010 
Rensselaer Catalog 2009-2010 [Archived Catalog]

Sustainability Studies Minor

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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.  To complete the minor, students must take one of the following four courses.

Choice of one of the following:

  • IHSS 19xx Science, Technology and Society
  • IHSS 19xx (FYS) Environment and Politics
  • IHSS 19xx (FYS) Politics of the Global Environment
  • IHSS 19xx (FYS) Nature/Society


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