Certificate in Sustainable, Conscious Living and Action for Better World Futures

Total: 9 courses

Three Required Courses: cover three key areas for global action in today’s world, i.e., the Earth and Sustainability, Intercultural/interfaith Dialogue and Cooperation on Projects; and Different Goals of Peace Using Nonviolence to Achieve Them

  • Environmental Stewardship
  • Intercultural and Interfaith Dialogue
  • Peace and Nonviolence


Choose at lease one of the following courses:

  • New Paradigm Thought
  • Science and Spirituality
  • Peace, Justice, and Nonviolence
  • Big Picture Evolutionary Futures for People and Planet


Elective Courses: Select five additional courses from below, based on the particular interests and goals of each student, in consultation with an adviser in the program:

Courses from Pillar III: Special Topics

  • Diversity and Privilege
  • Linking the Inner Life and the Outer World
  • Women’s Movements
  • Advocacy and Activism
  • New Paradigm Thought
  • Holistic Health/Lifestyle
  • Science and Spirituality
  • Creativity and the Arts
  • Family and Relationships
  • Big Picture Evolutionary Futures for People and Planet
  • Psychosynthesis Studies
  • Forgiveness and Personal Healing

Possible Courses from Pillar I: Religion

  • Spiritual Journeys and Hero’s Journeys
  • Religious Views of Death, Dying, and the Afterlife
  • Religion and Medicine