Sustainability Minor

Main Campus - Melbourne
2018-2019 Florida Tech Catalog
Minor Code: 6040 Degree Awarded: None
Delivery Mode(s): Classroom Age Restriction: No
Admission Status: Undergraduate Location(s): Main Campus - Melburne
Curriculum (19 credit hours)
  • SUS 1500 Introduction to Sustainability
    Credit Hours: 3

    Uses lectures, reading and discussions to explore the biological, environmental, economic, technological, humanistic and social science aspects of sustainable resource use and development.

  • SUS 3999 Sustainability Project Design
    Credit Hours: 1

    Develops basic components of project and team management. Requires design of a sustainability project by a team or individual in preparation for the sustainability capstone project in SUS 4000 Applied Sustainability. Includes evaluation of multiple alternatives and presentation of a schedule and cost estimate.


    SUS 1500 

  • SUS 4000 Applied Sustainability
    Credit Hours: 3

    Requires the design, production and presentation of an individual or group project on improving the sustainable operation of some aspect of the Florida Tech main campus, Florida Tech satellite location or another approved location.


    SUS 3999 

    Instructor approval
  • Restricted Electives*

*Requires four Restricted Electives (12 credit hours), including one introductory course in each of four areas: environmental science, economics, technology and social sciences/humanities. An upper-level course may be substituted for any introductory course with the approval of the advisor. See this course planning guide for more information.