Urban Sustainability (Concentration in Environmental Sociology), B.A. Four-Year Degree Map for Bulletin Year 2019-2020

First Year

Fall Classes - 15 credits Credits Spring Classes - 16.5 credits Credits
ENGL 1010: English Composition I
Pathways Required Core
3 ENGL 1012: English Composition II
Pathways Required Core
3
Math & Quantitative Reasoning
Pathways Required Core
3 BIOL 1001: General Biology 1
Major (also fulfills Pathways Required Core)
4.5
U.S. Experience in Its Diversity
Pathways Flexible Core
3 World Cultures & Global Issues
Pathways Flexible Core
3
SOCY 1101: Introduction to Sociology
Major
3 SUST 1001: Introduction to Urban Sustainability
Major
3
EESC 1201: Introduction to Environmental Science
Major
3 General Elective
General Elective
3

Second Year

Fall Classes - 15 credits Credits Spring Classes - 15 credits Credits
Individual & Society
Pathways Flexible Core
3 Scientific World
Pathways Flexible Core
3
Creative Expression
Pathways Flexible Core
3 Creative Expression
Pathways Flexible Core
3
EESC 3750: Introduction to Geographic Information System (GIS)
Major
3 PHIL 3309: Environmental Ethics
Major
3
SOCY 2201: Sociology of the Environment
Major
3 EESC 3800 or ECON 3400 or SOCY 2112
Major (SOCY 2112 recommended)
3
ECON 2200: Elementary Microeconomics
Major
3 SOCY 2701: Sociology of Science and Technology
Major
3

Third Year

Fall Classes - 15 credits Credits Spring Classes - 16 credits Credits
College Option
Pathways College Option
3 College Option
Pathways College Option
3
College Option
Pathways College Option
3 College Option
Pathways College Option
3
SOCY 3202: Race, Class, and Environmental Justice
Major
3 SUST 2001W: Urban Sustainability Theory
Major
4
BIOL 3083 (See Biology Department for registration permission)
Major
3 ECON 3254: Ecological Economics and Sustainable Development
Major
3
General Elective
General Elective
3 SOCY 3205: Sociology of Globalization and Sustainability
Major
3

Fourth Year

Fall Classes - 15 credits Credits Spring Classes - 12.5 credits Credits
SOCY 3204: Urban Sociology
Major
3 SUST 4001: Capstone in Urban Sustainability
Major
3
General Electiv
General Electiv
3 General Electiv
General Electiv
3.5
General Electiv
General Electiv
3 General Electiv
General Electiv
3
General Electiv
General Electiv
3 General Electiv
General Electiv
3
General Electiv
General Electiv
3    

Degree Details

39 Pathways Credits*

53.5 Major Credits

27.5 General Elective Credits

Students may apply a minor towards their general elective credits.

120 Total Credits

Contact Information

Urban Sustainability Program
3137 Ingersoll Hall
Brett Branco
bbranco@brooklyn.cuny.edu

*The Pathways curriculum is typically 42 credits. However, the Urban Sustainability (Concentration in Environmental Sociology) major includes a course (BIOL 1001) that also satisfies a Pathways requirement. Therefore, students majoring in Urban Sustainability (Concentration in Environmental Sociology) only need to complete 39 additional Pathways credits.

The four-year degree map is designed to help you take the right courses in the right order so you can graduate in four years. It also helps you distinguish what courses qualify as Pathways courses, or Major courses, or General Elective courses. Ideally, you should follow the four-year degree map as closely as possible, but you are free to make some adjustments so long as the prerequisite requirements are satisfied.

In conjunction with the four-year degree map, you should review Degree Works, and the Brooklyn College website, for an approved list of courses in your major. Overall, it is best to review your academic plan with your advisor on a regular basis.

Contact Information

Urban Sustainability Program
3137 Ingersoll Hall
Brett Branco
bbranco@brooklyn.cuny.edu

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