BA in Environmental Sustainability

Exploring the Florida Everglades and learning about this natural wonder.

Professor Sanford Geffner, Ecology of Unique Environments (EVS 493LAB). Image courtesy J. Roth.

The Bachelor of Arts Degree (BA) in Environmental Sustainability is designed to incorporate a strong foundation in the Social Sciences and Humanities with a good foundation in the Natural Sciences.

This program highlights experiential learning through field-based coursework, ecology expedition courses (national and international) and environmental internships. Students graduating from this program generally seek professional positions in the areas of environmental policy and sustainability and find these opportunities in a wide range of corporate, governmental, and non-profit organizations. Most of these jobs, requiring office and boardroom attire, would prepare our graduates for work as environmental advocates/organizations and sustainability consultants for local, national, and international organization.

Course requirements: 16 courses/47 credits.