Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.
The Academic Certificate (AC) in Sustainability is interdisciplinary and builds a strong academic expertise along one of four significant pillars of sustainability, where students will examine and assess how to minimize unintended consequences and enhance a mutually productive relationship between man and nature. The four pillars are organized into specialized tracks, including land use and human transformations of the earth, competition for water and other natural resources from the earth systems, political and economic treatment of the earth, and coupled human-environment interactions.
|Students must select one (1) of the following four (4) tracks:|
|Track I: Earth Systems Credits:||11-12|
|AGS260||Origin and Composition of Soils||4|
|AGS261||Soil Fertility and Management||3|
|BIO182||General Biology (Majors) II||4|
|GLG101||Introduction to Geology I-Physical Lecture (3) and|
|GLG103||Introduction to Geology I-Physical Lab (1)||4|
|GLG110||Geological Disasters and the Environment (3) and|
|GLG111||Geological Disasters and the Environment Lab (1)||4|
|GPH111||Introduction to Physical Geography||4|
|GPH213||Introduction to Climatology (3) and|
|GPH215||Introduction to Climatology Laboratory (1)||4|
|Track II: Social, Political, Economic Treatment of the Earth Credits:||9|
|ECN263||The Economics of Natural Resources, Population and the Environment||3|
|ENH206||Nature and Environmental Literature||3|
|GCU102||Introduction to Human Geography||3|
|GCU141||Introduction to Economic Geography||3|
|SBU200||Society and Business||3|
|Track III: Coupled Human-Environment Systems Credits:||9-12|
|ASB102||Culture in Globalization World||3|
|ASB222||Buried Cities and Lost Tribes: Old World (3) OR|
|ASB223||Buried Cities and Lost Tribes: New World (3)||3|
|ASB226||Human Impacts on Ancient Environments||3|
|ASM104||Bones, Stones, and Human Evolution||4|
|BIO108||Plants and Society||4|
|CHM107||Chemistry and Society||3|
|GCU121||World Geography I: Eastern Hemisphere (3) OR|
|GCU122||World Geography II: Western Hemisphere (3)||3|
|GPH210||Society and Environment||3|
|GPH267||Extreme Weather and Climate||3|
|Track IV: Human Transformation of the Earth Credits:||9-11|
|ASB100||Introduction to Global Health||3|
|CNS205||Sustainable Construction/LEED Certification||3|
|FON143||Food and Culture||3|
|FON161||Sustainable Food Production Systems||3|
|SCT100||Introduction to Sustainable Built Environments||3|
|SCT271AA||Sustainable Design Internship (1) OR|
|SCT271AB||Sustainable Design Internship (2)1-2|
|SOC180||Social Implications of Technology||3|
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Before signing up for classes, you’ll want to meet with an academic advisor. Together, you’ll lay out a program and career path that suits you best. This step is essential to your academic success.
All information is administered by the Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation at Maricopa County Community College District and published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.
View MCCCD's program website for the Academic Certificate in Sustainability (https://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/acres.woa/wa/freeForm?id=78227).
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