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Program Curriculum

Please Note: Course schedules are listed in parenthesis.

Required Core Courses (18 hours)

  • SRSC 510: Perspectives on Social Justice (Fall)
  • SRSC 520: Community-Based Research (Fall)
  • SRSC 530: Social Policy & Social Justice (Spring)
  • SRSC 540: Community-Building for Sustainability (Spring)
  • SRSC 590: Sustainability Symposium (Second Spring Culminating residency requirement)
  • SUST 512: Foundations of Sustainability (Summer) or SUST 514: Environmental Justice & Public Spaces (Fall)

Elective Courses (9 or 15 hours)

In addition to courses outlined above, students must complete 6 hours of electives for the non-thesis option or 15 hours of electives for the thesis option.

  • A list of online elective courses can be reviewed Here.

Thesis Courses (6 or 0 hours)

If pursuing the thesis option students must complete 6 thesis hours.

  • SRSC 599: Theses Research/Writing

Please note the following as you plan your program of study:

  • Students are required to be in attendance during the campus-based ICSR 590 Sustainability Symposium.
  • Students can recieve credit for no more than 12 hours of courses in any one discipline.
  • Students may transfer up to 12 hours from another graduate program or institution to fulfill program requirements (if courses meet transfer requirements and advisor approval).
  • Students can also choose to enroll in a graduate certificate program and use up to 12 hours of courses to fulfill their elective requirements with advisor approval.
  • Compatible graduate certificates are:

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 Last Modified 6/1/17