Degree options

The Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) and Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree programs in Sustainble Development are flexible, cross-disciplinary, and skills oriented.  The degrees prepare students to

  • think critically about the practices of sustainable development 
  • have the knowledge and skills necessary to build a sustainable future
  • pursue graduate work
  • address sustainability in public, private, and non-profit sectors

Structure of required core

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

This required core structure 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.