Jul 01, 2022  
2013-2014 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2013-2014 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

Sustainability Studies, B.S. Major in

The B.S. major in Sustainability Studies allows students to complete a broad-based interdisciplinary course of study with required concentrations in sustainability, in the natural sciences, and in mathematics, and with a selection of relevant electives from across the curriculum.

Program Requirements

  1. Completion of 60 s.h. of course work as outlined below, consisting of 18 s.h. of required courses in sustainability, geology, geography, and technology and public policy (see below); 19 s.h. of science requirements (see below); 8 s.h. of mathematics requirements (see below); and 15 s.h. of electives, selected from the list of courses specified below. Courses with grades lower than a C- do not count toward the total number of hours required for the sustainability studies major.
  2. At least 15 s.h. must be completed in-residence.
  3. At least 65 s.h. must be completed in liberal arts course work. The humanities and social science electives must be satisfied with approved distribution courses:


Mathematics Requirements - Semester Hours: 8

Chosen from the following:

Elective Courses - Semester Hours: 15

Select 15 s.h. from the courses listed below.

NOTE: Prior to taking elective courses, see adviser to develop a course plan. Click on course titles listed below to access course descriptions and check prerequisites, in order to ensure eligibility to enroll and proper completion of academic background courses. Note that not all courses are offered every semester.

See also: Complete B.S. Requirements

Complete B.S. Requirements  in Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.