BA in Sustainability and the Environment

Our Bachelor of Arts in Sustainability and the Environment introduces students to the challenges of managing natural resources needed for today while also conserving them for the future. Students will learn about factors that determine the sustainability of human institutions, organizations, cultures and technologies in different environments.

Students work on real-world challenges using various approaches. This program builds on the skills generated by discipline-based study and gives students the tools to address the linkages between people in their social, natural and built environment. Students engage in elective and capstone courses involving practical aspects of sustainable resource management, policy, society and business.

This program is also available fully online.

Combined BA/MS in Environmental Studies Pathway

This pathway allows qualified students to earn the Bachelor of Arts and a non-thesis MS in Environmental Studies at an accelerated pace. Consult the Undergraduate Catalog for requirements.

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College to Career

  • Sustainability consultant 
  • Environmental scientist 
  • Campus sustainability director or manager
  • Corporate social responsibility/sustainability professional
  • Green building professional 
  • Water scientist 
  • Agriculture and food scientist