Program Description

Honolulu Community College offers its students the opportunity to study Sustainability in a program leading to an Academic Subject Certificate in Sustainability. This certificate provides students with an interdisciplinary understanding of core concepts in environmental and sustainability studies. Achieving this certificate connects students with an interest in sustainability to relevant courses, research, community-based applications, transfer opportunities and emerging career fields. This certificate will prepare students to pursue UH system certificate and 4-year degree programs related to sustainability.

To receive this credential, the student must complete a minimum of 13 credits and a maximum of 15 credits, depending if students take lab classes. All courses must be Sustainability Focused (SF) to apply to certificate. Honolulu Community College currently offers a sufficient number and range of Sustainability Focused courses to provide an academically rigorous certificate. New courses are certified each academic year.