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The minor in Sustainable Design develops in students a sound understanding of the principles of sustainability and sustainable design. With guidance from a variety of faculty, students will be challenged to examine their surrounding environments as well as their own lifestyles through the lens of sustainability.  The three tiers of minor coursework prepare students to complete the minor with two industry-recognized green credentials that will enhance their competitiveness in the job market.  For additional information on the minor in Sustainable Design, please contact Chris Haddox at 304-293-3657 or at chris.haddox@mail.wvu.edu

A student must earn a minimum grade of C- in all courses being taken/submitted for the Minor in Sustainable Design.
Tier 1 - Select three of the following:9
Sustainable Design and Development
Sustainable Living
Sustainable Living
Sustainable Living
Forest Resources in United States History
Environmental Regulation
Elements of Environmental Protection
Tier 2 - Select two of the following:6
Agricultural and Natural Resources Law
RESM 493 course subject matter changes.
Sustainability in Fashion
Global Forest Resources
Design for Energy Efficiency
Sustainable Construction
Environmental Impact Assessment
Tier 33
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Green Building Systems
Total Hours18