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  Oct 17, 2017
 
Xavier University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 2017-2018 
  
Xavier University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 2017-2018

Economics, Sustainability and Society, B.A.


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The Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Sustainability and Society is focused on sustainable economies, and includes the study of natural resources, ecological and environmental problems, processes, and policies at local, national and global levels.  Students will integrate economic analysis (encompassing attention to questions of efficient allocation, just distribution, and sustainable scale) with cultural studies, global economic development, policy studies, and management through a series of required and elective courses related to economic sustainability in society, organizations and the economy.

Requirements for the Economics, Sustainability and Society Major


TOTAL Minimum Hours Required for Degree: 120 Semester Hours


B.A. Economics, Sustainability and Society


Freshman Year


Sophomore Year


TOTAL (16)

Spring Semester


  • STAT 211 - Statistics For Business II
  • SUST 401 - Cultural Studies & Sustainability Policy
  • MGMT 322 - Managing For Sustainability
  • PHIL 200 - Philosophical Perspectives
  • General Elective (Practicum or Internship preferred)
TOTAL (15)

Junior Year


TOTAL (15)

Spring Semester


  • ECON 421 - Environment, Economics & Policy
  • Sustainable Econ Development
  • Theological Perspectives
  • Creative Perspectives
  • General Elective (Practicum or Internship preferred)
TOTAL (15)

Senior Year


Fall Semester


TOTAL (15)

Spring Semester


  • Environmental Policy Seminar
  • ECOS Elective III
  • General Elective (Practicum or Internship preferred)
  • General Elective
  • General Elective
TOTAL (14)

Scheduling Notes:


  • Consult the Undergraduate Core Curriculum  requirements of the Catalog.
  • E/RS Focus Elective requirement may be used to satisfy another element of the core or the major.
  • Diversity Curriculum Elective requirement may be used to satisfy other elements of the core or major.
  • A minimum of 120 credit hours is required for the degree.

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