Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sustainability:
Securing the future of the environment and world
Today’s world faces a myriad of environmental issues related to whether we can sustain ourselves and our civilization into the indefinite future. Sustainability has come to mean guiding human enterprises in ways that do not damage the environment’s ability to meet human needs.
The Bachelor of Science program in Environmental Sustainability is an interdisciplinary program that provides a strong foundation in sciences, social sciences, and economics to study environmental and sustainability issues while emphasizing field work.
The bachelor degree program exposes students to environmental and sustainability challenges such as:
- growing depletion of resources
- climate change
- problems posed by invasive species
- loss of wildlife
- loss of commercial fisheries,
- exposure to toxic chemicals and
- rapidly expanding population