Ethics and Sustainability

The minor in Ethics and Sustainability draws on the expertise and critical thinking of faculty across the campus in all three schools. Minoring in Ethics and Sustainability provides students with knowledge and tools to understand and critically assess environments, materials, economics, aesthetics, philosophical concepts, social responsibility, and the impact of actions. The minor is designed to facilitate understanding of the interrelatedness of topics, information, and applications related to ethics and sustainability.

Co-Coordinator: Anna Blume 
Co-Coordinator: Evelyn Rynkiewicz

Requirements

SC 253 Ecology and Environmental Problems
PL 431 Philosophy: Ethics

Complete three additional courses from the following list.

Course Credits
School of Business and Technology   
FM 326 SUSTAINABILITY IN FASHION MERCHANDISING   
FM 363 CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY   
IN 320 COMPLIANCE MANAGEMENT IN INTERNATIONAL TRADE   
IN 342 INTERNATIONAL CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY   
TT 247 COLOR CREATION AND SUSTAINABLE APPLICATION   
School of Art and Design   
ID 421 HISTORIC PRESERVATION   
ID 422 HISTORIC PRESERVATION II   
ID 472 ECOLOGY AND THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT   
PH/SC 254 ECOLOGY AND PHOTOGRAPHY: SUSTAINABLE NEW YORK   
PK 413 SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING DESIGN DEVELOPMENT   
PK 431 SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING DESIGN   
SC 254 OR PH 254 ECOLOGY AND PHOTOGRAPHY: SUSTAINABLE NEW YORK   
TD/SC 204 DESIGNING WITH EMERGING MATERIALS    
School of Liberal Arts and Sciences  
EN 274 VOICES OF CIVIL RIGHTS   
EN 280B REVOLUTIONS, UPRISINGS AND RESISTANCE   
EN 304 WRITING AS ACTIVISM   
EN 337 POETRY IN GLOBAL SOCIETY   
HA 208 EARTH MATTERS: ART & ENVIRONMENT IN ANCIENT EGYPT AND WESTERN ASIA   
HA 304 HOLOCAUST REPRESENTATION IN ART (HONORS)  
HA 319 ART HISTORY AND CONSERVATION  
HA 320 Animals, Architecture, and Aesthetics  
HA 321 eco-visions in art and design  
HA 385 Racism and Antiracism in Public Art and Architecture of the United States (Honors)  
HA 462 ART AND ETHICS   
HI 200 QUEER WORK: A RESEARCH SEMINAR IN LGBTQ BUSINESS AND LABOR HISTORY   
HI 394 REBELLION AND RESISTANCE IN AMERICA (HONORS)   
MC 200 MEDITERRANEAN CROSSINGS: MIGRATION, INTEGRATION, AND SOCIAL UNREST   
MC 301 IMAGINARY ENCOUNTERS: REPRESENTATIONS OF THE CARIBBEAN (HONORS)   
MC 303 BLACK IN PARIS: AFRICAN AMERICAN, AFRICAN, AND CARIBBEAN WRITERS IN THE CITY OF LIGHTS (HONORS)   
MC/SS 308 WHITE GOLD: SUGAR, POWER AND THE CREATION OF ATLANTIC CAPITALISM   
PL 200 Environmental Ethics  
PL 202 ANIMAL ETHICS AND THE FASHION INDUSTRY   
PL 300 BUSINESS ETHICS   
SC 101 BIODESIGN: INNOVATION AT THE INTERSECTION OF SCIENCE AND DESIGN   
SC 201 PLANTS, POLLINATORS AND PEOPLE   
SC 202 THE TRUE COST: A PRODUCT’S LIFE CYCLE AND THE SCIENCE OF SUSTAINABILITY   
SC 203 DISEASE ECOLOGY IN A CHANGING WORLD   
SC/TD 204 DESIGNING WITH EMERGING MATERIALS   
SC/PH 254 ECOLOGY AND PHOTOGRAPHY: SUSTAINABLE NEW YORK   
SS 302 ECONOMICS OF ENERGY AND FOSSIL FUELS   
SS 313 CULTURAL AWARENESS, DESIGN RESPONSIBILITY AND THE LAW   
SS 336 PSYCHOLOGY FOR SUSTAINABILITY   
SS 341 WOMEN AND GLOBAL POLITICS   
SS 395 INTERNATIONAL CONFLICT IN THE 21ST CENTURY   
SS 442 ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS AND POLICY  

Please check the Undergraduate Catalog for course descriptions and any prerequisite information.