Sustainability Minor


Undergraduate Minor

Program Delivery

On Campus, Online, Hybrid

Total Credits

18 Credits

About the Sustainability Minor

Sustainability is an interdisciplinary minor with courses offered by departments and colleges across campus.

Focus of Study

Many courses emphasize experiential, project-based, and service learning. The minor is designed to prepare students for the challenges and obligations of the 21st century, specifically by contributing to UCCS and local organizations on issues relating to the environment and social equity, promoting economic vitality, and recognizing civic responsibilities both at home and abroad.

Program Requirements

Sustainability Minor Requirements:

  • 18 credits are required, including at least 9 upper division, and at least 9 hours must be taken at UCCS.
  • Coursework must include at least one course from each of the three perspectives of environmentequity, and economy.
  • A maximum of nine credits can apply toward both the Sustainability minor and your major.
  • A minimum grade of C (2.0) must be received for any course to count towards the completion of the minor. 
  • Note that some of the listed courses include prerequisite courses and/or may not be offered every semester.
  • Special topics courses, internships, independent studies, or other courses may fulfill requirements for the Sustainability minor but require approval by the Director of the minor.

Program Coursework

For program coursework, please visit the Academic Catalog.