Academic Certificate in Sustainability

Certificate Information

Academic Plan

Sustainability

Academic Plan Type

Academic Certificate (AC)

Academic Plan Code

6240N

Credits

15-18

MCCCD Official Curriculum Details

Field of Interest

Field of Interest: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Notes

This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.
Students must earn a grade of C or better for all courses required within the program.

The Academic Certificate (AC) in Sustainability is interdisciplinary and builds a strong academic expertise within a student's desired focus area of Sustainability. The focus areas are established within and among the foundational pillars of Sustainability (social - environmental - economic).

What You’ll Learn

This certificate will help you gain the expertise needed to:

  1. Explore the sustainable interaction between human and natural systems.
  2. Analyze the concept of sustainable development within local, regional, and global contexts.

Required Courses

Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
Credits:6
SSH111Sustainable Cities3
SUS110Sustainable World3

Restricted Electives

Restricted Electives
Course #Course TitleCredits
Credits:9-12
Students must select three focus area classes
ASM104Bones, Stones, and Human Evolution4
BIO105Environmental Biology4
 
CHM107Chemistry and Society (3) and
CHM107LLChemistry and Society Laboratory (1)4
 
COM263Elements of Intercultural Communication3
FON135Sustainable Cooking3
ECN212Microeconomic Principles3
EPS150Introduction to Entrepreneurship3
ENV101Introduction to Environmental Science4
 
GLG110Geological Disasters and the Environment (3) and
GLG111Geological Disasters and the Environment Lab (1)4
 
GPH113Introduction to Physical Geography4
PHI216Environmental Ethics3
PSY132Psychology and Culture3
SBU200Society and Business3
SUS100Introduction to Sustainability3
SCT100Introduction to Sustainable Built Environments3

This Academic Certificate is associated with the

Cultural Science Department

Disclaimer

At Maricopa, we strive to provide you with accurate and current information about our degree and certificate offerings. Due to the dynamic nature of the curriculum process, course and program information is subject to change. As a result, the course list associated with this degree or certificate on this site does not represent a contract, nor does it guarantee course availability. If you are interested in pursuing this degree or certificate, we encourage you to meet with an advisor to discuss the requirements at your college for the appropriate catalog year.

View MCCCD's curriculum website for the Academic Certificate in Sustainability (http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm?id=134124).

Award Details

Major
6240N
First Term
2019 Spring
Final Term
Current
Award
AC
Total Credits
15-18
CIPS code
03.0104
SOC codes
13-1199.05, 11-9199.02, 19-2041.00, 11-1011.03, 19-4061.01
Program Availability
CG, GC, MC, PV, RS, SM
Occupational Area
Not Applicable
Last Updated
05/31/2020
Financial Aid Eligible?
This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.