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2022-2023 Catalog

Sustainability Studies (BA)


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The Bachelor of Arts in Sustainability Studies is offered at Colorado Mountain College in Breckenridge, Dillon, Spring Valley at Glenwood Springs, Steamboat Springs, and Vail Valley at Edwards. Students can complete the degree from any of these campus locations through a mix of in-person and virtual classroom settings.

CMC also offers a Business Minor  option within the Bachelor of Arts in Sustainability program.

Learn more about Bachelor of Arts in Sustainability Studies

State Guaranteed General Education Requirements (31 credits)


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Communication (GT-CO1, GT-CO2)


Complete 2 courses (6 credits):

Mathematics (GT-MA1)


Complete 1 course (3 credits):

Arts & Humanities (GT-AH1, GT-AH2, GT-AH3, GT-AH4)


Complete 2 courses (6 credits):

History (GT-HI1)


Select 1 course (3 credits) from content area GT-HI1: History  

Social & Behavioral Sciences (GT-SS1)


Select 1 course (3 credits) from the following:

Arts & Humanities, History, or Social & Behavioral Sciences


Select 1 course (3 credits) from content areas:

GT-AH1: Arts and Expression  
GT-AH2: Literature and Humanities  
GT-AH3: Ways of Thinking  
GT-AH4: World Languages  
GT-HI1: History  
GT-SS1: Economic or Political Systems  
GT-SS2: Geography  
GT-SS3: Human Behavior, Culture, and Social Frameworks  


Important Note: must have a minimum of 15 credits from these content areas combined
 

Natural & Physical Sciences (GT-SC1)


Complete 2 courses (7 credits):

Colorado Mountain College Requirements (5 credits)


Communication Requirement (3 credits)


Select 1 course (3 credits) from the following:

Wellness Requirement (2 credits)


Select at least 2 credits from the following:

Electives (34 credits)


  • Sustainability program upper-division (3000 - 4000 level) electives 9.0 credits
    See suggested list below.
     
  • Sustainability program open (1000 - 4000 level) electives 25.0 credits
    See suggested list below.

No PED 1000-2999 courses allowed to fulfill elective requirements.

It is highly recommended that students seek academic advising in their degree planning.

Rocky Mountain Land Management Internship


In addition to core courses in SUS, NRM, and GIS, Rocky Mountain Land Management Internship students select from prefixes AGY, BIO, CHE, ENV, FSW, GEY, MAT, OUT, PHY, REC, SAO and related fields in fulfillment of 60 credits of coursework required during the two-year internship program.

 

Total Credits Earned


State Guaranteed General Education Requirements (minimum 31 credits)
CMC Requirements (5 credits)
Bachelor of Arts Sustainability Program Requirements (50 credits)
Upper-division Electives, 3000-4000 level (9 credits)
Sustainability Program Open Electives, 1000-4000 level (25 credits)
Total Credits Earned (120 credits)

Note:


State Guaranteed Transfer Course

Applies to CMC AA/AS/AGS Degrees

Not all programs/courses are available at every campus and may require travel to another campus or access via technology-enabled learning (video-conferencing, hybrid, or online).

 

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