Center for Sustainability
Georgia Southern University

Concentration in Environmental Sustainability


Our 18 credit Interdisciplinary Concentration in Sustainability launched in January 2011, is open to undergraduate students of all majors.

  • 18 Credits.
  • 3 Credits Lower Level (TCGT 1530 Global Sustainability and Innovation, 3 Credits).
  • 12 Credits Upper Level – Choose 3 Upper Level Courses from at Least 2 Different Disciplines from a list of Approved Courses.
  • 3 Credit Capstone – SUST 4730 Practicum in Environmental Sustainability conducted with a faculty member (generally in the home department) and coordinated by the Director of the Center for Sustainability.

Spring 2017 course list for Sustainability Concentration

Summer 2017 course list for Sustainability Concentration

Fall 2017 course list for Sustainability Concentration

Below lists the requirements for the environmental sustainability concentration.

How to Add the Concentration

Interested in registering for the Interdisciplinary Concentration in Environmental Sustainability?

Please contact your advisor who can register you for the concentration on WINGS. Then sign up for the introductory course, TCGT 1530 Global Sustainability and Innovation to begin your coursework journey towards a Sustainability Concentration.

Sustainability Practicum

What is the Sustainability Practicum (SUST 4730)?

This capstone course is required for the completion of the Concentration in Environmental Sustainability. Students will work with a faculty mentor or internship agency to develop and implement sustainability projects in their field of expertise on campus or in the community. Projects will be presented publically at the end of the semester in a Sustainability forum such as No Impact Week (spring) or GreenFest (fall). The course is offered through the Center for Sustainability at Georgia Southern.

How do I register for it?

You must come to the Biological Sciences office to pick up the paperwork – a green form labeled SUST 4730. The form must be completed by the Director of the Center for Sustainability or your faculty mentor and signed by your advisor. Turn the form in to Emily (Christian) Rashidi the Natural Sciences main office to be registered for the course. You cannot register without completing the form.

Be sure to contact the Director of the Center for Sustainability to coordinate your practicum project AT LEAST one semester before you plan to take it.


Abstracts of past practicum projects


Internship Opportunities

Environmental Career Opportunities and Internships

http://www.ecojobs.com/environmental-internships.htm

Internships.com- Job and Internship listings in environmental fields

http://www.internships.com/sustainability-internships.html

Sustainability Internships and Volunteer Opportunities

http://www.petersons.com/graduate-schools/sustainability-internships-volunteer-opportunities.aspx

Summer 2015 Internships-Partnership for Civic Advancement

http://www.umf.maine.edu/majors-academics/internship-opportunities/

 

 

 

 

 

Last updated: 3/23/2017

CENTER FOR SUSTAINABILITY (CfS) • P.O. Box 8042-1 • Statesboro, GA 30460 • (912) 478-5895