2016-2017 General Catalog 
    Mar 20, 2018  
2016-2017 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sustainability Certificate

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Undergraduate Studies

Graduate School
Global Change & Sustainability Center
Website: environment.utah.edu
Address: 1635 Campus Central Dr., Business Classroom Building, Suite 50, Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Phone: 801-585-9352
Email: karren.nichols@utah.edu

Minimum Certificate Hours: 19

While every discipline approaches issues of sustainability differently, there are important concepts that span across disciplinary boundaries. At the end of the Program, students-regardless of their major or disciplinary interests-will be able to:

  • Explain, discover, and imagine a worldview cognizant of our ability to live within ecological limits
  • Comprehend and evaluate, at the systems level, linkages among policy, the ecosystem, social equity and environmental justice, and the built environment
  • Utilize various analytical techniques including triple bottom line and life cycle analysis

Graduation Requirements

  •  Students must complete at least 9 upper-division hours.

Required Introductory Course


Complete 12 credit(s)

Sustainability-Focused Electives

Must complete at least 6 credits from sustainability-focused electives.

Final Project Preparation

Complete 1 credit

Final Project

Complete 1 course(s)

  • See Advisor

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Undergraduate Studies