The Sustainability Science major focuses on the critical linkages between global environmental, human, and social systems and emphasizes complex systems analysis focusing on understanding sustainability related problems and assessing potential solutions.
To fulfill major requirements, students must complete:
Courses outside the department that fits the students’ personal pathway may be selected by working with the academic advisor and approval of the department chair.
It is strongly recommended that courses used to fulfill major requirements be chosen in consultation with a faculty advisor and intended academic or professional pathways.
Students interested in environmental and/or sustainability issues, but not wishing to major in the sciences may complete an interdisciplinary minor in Environmental Studies or B.A. in Earth and Environmental Sciences. Sustainability Science majors may also fulfill the requirements for the Environmental Studies interdisciplinary minor.