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2018-2019 Catalog 
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sustainable Design Minor

Combined minor offered by the Department of Environmental Studies, Huxley College of the Environment and the Department of Engineering and Design, College of Science and Engineering

30-34 Credits


Huxley College of the Environment and the Department of Engineering Technology jointly offer a minor in Sustainable Design. The goal of the program is to enable students with strengths in design or in environmental studies to gain complementary skills in the other area so as to pursue sustainable design careers more effectively. The program is also open to students from any area that would benefit by the set of concepts and skills offered.

Why Consider a Sustainable Design Minor?


 Contact Information

Department Chair
Grace Wang
Arntzen Hall 212

Huxley College Professional Advisor
Kathryn Patrick
Environmental Studies 539

 Sample Careers


 Major/Career Resources


How to Declare (Admission and Declaration Process)

Students are accepted into the sustainable design minor by application based on their demonstrated affinity to integrate environmental systems knowledge and sustainable design principles, and on enrollment limits. Students submit an application and a portfolio of work. Applications are accepted semi-annually on the third Friday of fall and spring quarters. See WWU Industrial Design website and the Huxley College of the Environment website.

Grade Requirements

A grade of C- or better is required for a student’s major or minor courses, and supporting courses for majors and minors.