MA in Sustainability Leadership Course Offerings

To earn the Advanced Certificate, students must complete 15 credits:


Required Courses (6 credits)


•    SSN 501: Fundamentals of Sustainability
•    SSN 601: Sustainability Professional Skills Capstone


Pick One Environmental / Ecological Course (3 credits)

•    ARC541: Environmental Systems 1
•    ARC 573: Environmental Systems 2
•    ARC 575: Environmental Systems 3
•    ARC/URP 566: Urban Design: Built Environment Case Studies
•    CIE 569: Hazardous Waste Management
•    GEO 515: Conservation Biogeography
•    GEO 545: Restoration Ecology
•    GEO 547: Advanced Earth System Science
•    GEO 548: Stream Restoration
•    GEO 549: Fluvial Geomorphology
•    GEO 570: Integrated Environmental Management
•    GLY 509: Advanced Ecology
•    GLY 511/BIO 511: Marine Ecology
•    GLY 514: Hydrogeology
•    GLY 528: Geologic Hazards & Risks
•    IE 521: Sustainable Manufacturing
•    URP 573: Land Use and Physical Planning
•    URP 578: Environmental Planning Methods
•    Any graduate elective approved by program director


Pick One Social / Human / Cultural Course (3 credits)

•    APY 619: Cultural Topics: Political Ecology
•    ARC 627/628: Ecological Practices Intellectual Domain
•    EEH 521: Global Health
•    EEH 550: Environmental Health
•    PSC 666: Environmental Politics
•    SOC 546: Environmental Sociology
•    URP 604: Food Systems Planning
•    URP 605: Built Environment and Health
•    URP 568: Environmental Planning and Policy
•    Any graduate elective approved by program director

 

Pick One Economics Course (3 credits)

•    ARC 545/546: Technical Methods in Ecological Practices
•    ECO 512: Environmental Economics
•    MGG 637: Business Management Implications for Sustainable Development
•    URP 522: Economic Development Planning
•    URP 538: Economic Concepts and Contexts
•    Any graduate elective approved by program director​

 

Pick One Leadership Course (3 credits)

•    MGB 607: Motivation and Leadership
•    MGB 625: Power and Influence
•    MGB 670: Team Building
•    MGI 617: Workplace Performance Management
•    Any graduate elective approved by program director


Pick One Communications Course (3 credits)

•    COM 540: Persuasion and Social Influence
•    COM 626: Political Communication
•    COM 629: Entertainment Education for Health Promotion and Social Change
•    COM 640: Risk Communication
•    ENG 503: Professional Writing and Digital Communication
•    ENG 510: Technical Communication
•    ENG 520: Professional Writing


Pick One Tool and Data Analysis Course (3 credits)

•    CIE 532: Statistical Methods in Environmental and Water Resources Engineering
•    GEO 505: Univariate Statistics in Geography
•    GEO 506: Geographical Information Systems
•    GEO 509: Multivariate Statistics in Geography
•    GLY 519: Environmental Geophysics
•    GLY 529: Analysis of Geological Data
•    GLY 560: GIS for Earth Scientists
•    Any graduate elective approved by program director