Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses within the program.
The interdisciplinary Academic Certificate (AC) in Sustainability and Ecological Literacy enhances students' understanding of sustainable living practices associated with economics, equity and the environment. Through a combination of coursework and experiential learning, students engage in critical thinking, inquiry, and discourse, skills necessary for becoming socially responsible citizens who are ecologically and environmentally aware. The certificate is designed for, although not limited to, students seeking an Associate in Arts Degree and planning transfer to four-year colleges and universities.
Suggested Course Plan Sequenced by Semester: CG, EM, SM, RS
|ENG101||First Year Composition (3) OR|
|ENG107||First Year Composition for ESL (3)||3|
|BIO105||Environmental Biology (4) OR|
|GLG110||Geological Disasters and the Environment (3) AND|
|GLG111||Geological Disasters and the Environment Lab (1)||4|
|Humanities, Social Science and Wellness: Credits:||9|
|Students will choose 2 different courses from the following list:|
|ECN263||The Economics of Natural Resources, Population and the Environment (3)|
|ENH206||Nature and Environmental Literature (3)|
|ENH260||Literature of the Southwest (3)|
|HUM201||Humanities: Universal Themes (3)|
|REC150AB||Outdoor Adventure Skills (3)|
|SBU200||Society and Business (3)||6|
|Students will choose 1 course from the following list:|
|HIS110||World History to 1500 (3)|
|HIS111||World History 1500 to the Present (3)|
|HUM250||Ideas and Values in the Humanities (3)|
|PHI104||World Philosophy (3)|
|POS120||World Politics (3)|
|PSY132||Psychology and Culture (3)|
|SOC101||Introduction to Sociology (3)||3|
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Before signing up for classes, you’ll want to meet with an academic advisor. Together, you’ll lay out a program and career path that suits you best. This step is essential to your academic success.
All information is administered by the Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation at Maricopa County Community College District and published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.
View MCCCD's program website for the Academic Certificate in Sustainability and Ecological Literacy (https://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/acres.woa/wa/freeForm?id=83501).
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