Sustainability Minor


The online sustainability minor is an excellent way to increase employability and to supplement skills and abilities. This minor is ideal for students who wish to “green their degrees” by adding course work in the area of sustainability.

Sustainability encompasses a multidisciplinary perspective to solve problems from local to global scales and also teaches critical thinking skills in a systems science framework that apply to many fields of study.  As a result, many employers look favorably on sustainability training when making hiring decisions.

  • The online minor in sustainability includes 16 credit hours in areas such as environmental sciences and applied health sciences. Coursework includes entry courses, a capstone course—plus three courses of electives.
  • The minor is open to all eligible students who wish to add a minor to their current program of study.  Courses in the minor may satisfy some requirements in some majors, including general studies.  Students should consult with their advisors before enrolling in courses to ensure suitability and plan their program of study.
  • Courses are offered online.  On-campus visits are not required.

Note: In addition to offering the online Sustainability Minor, the University has established The Institute for Community Sustainability, which seeks to improve the environment and increase quality of life in the Wabash Valley through education, collaborative projects, and research.


The online sustainability minor is open to all majors at Indiana State University

Note: Individuals who wish to enroll in one (or more) courses—but do not intend to pursue bachelor degrees—may apply to the University as non-degree students. Registration is on a space available basis. For assistance, contact Indiana State Online at (812) 237-2345 or

Required Courses

Further Information

For further information and assistance, contact:

Indiana State Online
(812) 237-2345


The Graduate Catalog and Undergraduate Catalog of Indiana State University are the documents of authority for all students. The requirements given in the catalogs supersede information issued by any academic department, program, college, or school. The University reserves the right to change the requirements at any time.