Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

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NAU Yavapai

Interdisciplinary Studies - Community Development and Sustainability, Bachelor of Arts


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This plan will not be available to new students after Summer 2019

This plan is not accepting students.

This is a new degree created in response to so many communities’ needs as they struggle to balance the old with the new, or to create a “new” that will not unintentionally cause damage. Upon successful completion, students will be able to able to advocate and to organize groups and communities in programs aimed at creating sustainable social systems and environmental practices.

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

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NAU Yavapai

Interdisciplinary Studies - Community Development and Sustainability, Bachelor of Arts


Careers

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies - Community Development and Sustainability?

It is the combination of people and technology, along with a keen awareness of the environmental and social challenges the world faces, which result in practices that will actually produce benefits over a significant period of time-that is, changes that will be sustainable.

This degree provides the foundation for careers in government as urban/regional planners, neighborhood relations specialists, environmental services and more. One can also work with private companies, linking sustainable technologies to individuals, groups and/or consumers. Opportunities range from agriculture to biotech industries to service organizations. Because this is such a "young" field, new opportunities arise almost daily!

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

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NAU Yavapai

Interdisciplinary Studies - Community Development and Sustainability, Bachelor of Arts


University Requirements

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

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NAU Yavapai

Interdisciplinary Studies - Community Development and Sustainability, Bachelor of Arts


Overview

In addition to University Requirements:

Please note that you may be able to use some courses to meet more than one requirement. Contact your advisor for details.

Minimum Units for Completion 120
Major GPA C
Highest Mathematics Required MATY 142
Emphasis, Minor, Certificate Required
Foreign Language Required
Fieldwork Experience/Internship Optional
Some online/blended coursework Required
Progression Plan Link Not Available

Purpose Statement
 
The Community Development and Sustainability major seeks to produce students that have the knowledge and skills that will enable them to make a positive contribution to society during this critical period of sustainability transition. They will have the skills to be effective social change agents, able to help humankind undertake the transition to sustainability with intelligence, understanding, and creativity, by protecting the natural environment while advancing the cause of social and environmental justice. The CDSY Program will therefore:
 

Student Learning Outcomes 

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

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Interdisciplinary Studies - Community Development and Sustainability, Bachelor of Arts


Details

Liberal Studies Requirement
Major Requirements
Certificate Requirements
Interdisciplinary Studies Requirements
General Electives
Additional Information
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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

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NAU Yavapai

Interdisciplinary Studies - Community Development and Sustainability, Bachelor of Arts


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