University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota
Sustainability Education

The University of Minnesota’s Sustainability Studies Minor immerses students in the study of real-world problems from a variety of academic perspectives, incorporating disciplines from across the natural, social, and applied sciences. Administered by the Institute on the Environment, the program is unique in its efforts to engage students from every college at the U of M, offering collaborative opportunities that transcend disciplines. Through these diverse perspectives, students will better understand the values, choices, technologies, and policies that create a sustainable world.

Program Overview

Learn more about required and elective courses, alternative credit options, enrollment, and advising for the Sustainability Studies Minor.

About the Minor

Learn more about the mission and vision of the Sustainability Studies Minor and print the brochure.

History of the Minor

Learn more about the history and development of the Sustainability Studies Minor and recent recognition.

Curriculum Committee

Find contact information for University of Minnesota faculty who are on the Sustainability Studies Minor Curriculum Committee.


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