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Minor in Sustainability

Offered through the College of Innovation and Design. This interdisciplinary minor allows students to select courses from departments all across campus in pursuit of a broad, holistic educational approach to current topics in sustainability.



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There are several pathways to add sustainability and innovation to your program of study. Learn more about sustainability and innovation through the College of Innovation and Design.

Sustainability and Innovation Courses

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Sustainable Organizations & Teams

Assess and discuss the long-term sustainability of various philosophies and techniques used in the management of people and teams. This course will look at the impacts of these approaches in individual, team, and organizational settings.

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Design Thinking

Design Thinking Challenges

Take social, environmental, and economic challenges head-on in this applied learning experience. Courses will explore real-world challenges and innovative solutions to balance needs of the "sustainable bottom line". 

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Innovation In Practice

Applied Sustainability & Innovation

Students participate in thoughtful discussion on sustainability, adoption of sustainable practices and policies, and employ hands-on analysis of the long-term sustainability of innovative solutions to today’s wicked problems. 

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Sustainability is no longer about doing less harm. It's about doing more good.
Jochen Zeitz
President & CEO of Harley Davidson, Inc.