The Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degree programs in Sustainble Development are flexible, cross-disciplinary, and skills oriented.

The degrees aim to prepare students to think critically and constructively about the practices of sustainable development and to have the knowledge and skills necessary to build a sustainable future. The study of sustainable development provides a strong preparation in sustainability for those who wish to pursue graduate work or wish to address sustainability in public, private, and non-profit sectors.

The Sustainable Development Department offers the following degree options:

  1. B.A. degree in Sustainable Development
  2. B.S. degree in Sustainable Development with concentrations in:
  3. Undergraduate minor in Sustainable Development
  4. Sustainable Development Concentrations in other Departments

The required core is designed to familiarize students with principles and practices of sustainability found in the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities. All degree programs mirror one another in structure and ensure that all SD students have a shared foundation upon which to build their studies.

The general structure for all SD Degrees is as follows:

  • SD Program Core
  • Concentration Specific Core
  • Focus Area
  • Skills Area
  • Minor (required for BA, optional for BS Concentrations)
  • Electives