Program Description


 

What can an Environmental & Sustainability Studies major do for you?

Environmental and Sustainability Studies (ENS) is an interdisciplinary field that prepares students to analyze complex environmental problems from a variety of disciplinary perspectives. Students tailor their coursework by choosing one of three areas of expertise: Economics, Environment, or Society. ENS students gain critical thinking, problem-solving, written and oral communication skills to understand and help solve the world's environmental challenges. ENS students are also provided opportunities for "engaged scholarship" where they conduct rigorous, applied, solution-based research in partnership with local organizations (nonprofit, public, or private). As a result, each ENS student is well-prepared to obtain a great job in the booming field of sustainability and contribute to a more sustainable future. 

 

Environmental & Sustainability Studies majors are able to:

  • Analyze complex environmental and sustainability issues from a variety of perspectives
  • Critically analyze and help solve the world's environmental challenges
  • Effectively communicate environmental and sustainability issues and solutions through scientific and non-scientific writing
  • Build a successful career saving the planet

Environmental & Sustainability Studies Majors go on to work in:

  • Corporate Sustainability
  • Green Entrepreneurship
  • Parks, Recreation, and Conservation Management
  • Environmental and Sustainability Education
  • Environmental and Conservation Non-Profit
  • Environmental Journalism
  • Environmental, Sustainability, Climate Change, and Conservation Policy
  • Waste Management and Mitigation
  • Environmental Law
  • Green Infrastructure and Design
  • Clean Energy Systems

Do you intend to make a living by helping shape our environmental future? Choose ENS!

 

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