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Principles of Sustainability, General Education Path

  • California State University, Northridge (CA)

The goal of this path is to broadly educate students about the fundamental concepts of sustainability including economic, environmental, and social aspects. It is designed to supplement education in other ...

  • Posted Aug. 2, 2019
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Sustainability Specialization, BA in Interdisciplinary Studies

  • California State University, Northridge (CA)

The Interdisciplinary Studies Option is designed for students interested in a broad liberal arts education. Students take courses in the language arts, natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities. As part ...

  • Posted Aug. 2, 2019
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Sustainability Minor

  • California State University, Northridge (CA)

The Sustainability Minor is available for students interested in learning current and best practices for planetary sustainability on an individual, institutional, regional and global level. This minor offers a broad ...

  • Posted Aug. 2, 2019
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The future of sustainability science: a solutions-oriented research agenda

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Portland State University (OR)
  • University of Massachusetts Lowell (MA)
  • University of British Columbia (BC)
  • Lund University
  • Erasmus University Rotterdam

Over the last decade, sustainability science has been at the leading edge of widespread efforts from the social and natural sciences to produce use-inspired research. Yet, how knowledge generated by ...

  • Posted July 19, 2019
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Sustainability Minor

  • Chatham University (PA)

Students pursuing a minor in sustainability will explore society’s sustainability challenges and focus on data driven and entrepreneurial solutions. The sustainability minor consists of 18 credit hours (6 courses).

  • Posted July 10, 2019
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Master of Sustainability (MSUS)

  • Chatham University (PA)

The Master of Sustainability (MSUS) program – part of Chatham's Falk School of Sustainability & Environment – is a cohort-based program that educates and trains future sustainability leaders. Students will explore ...

  • Posted July 9, 2019
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Environment & Sustainability Minor

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MA)

The Environment & Sustainability Minor is an undergraduate minor offering interdisciplinary coursework and investigations into the real-world challenges facing people and the planet.

  • Posted June 14, 2019
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Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management Concentration in Public Administration (EMPA)

  • Columbia University (NY)

The earth is witnessing human-induced environmental change on a scale and at a pace that is unique in history. Increased levels of greenhouse gases are warming the planet; the extinction ...

  • Posted May 30, 2019
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Sustainability Management (MS)

  • Columbia University (NY)

This program is designed for those who wish to pursue a career in management that takes into account both the environment and the economy. Graduates transform how organizations do business ...

  • Posted May 30, 2019
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Sustainability Studies

  • Otterbein University (OH)

Otterbein University's sustainability studies undergraduate program aims to prepare tomorrow’s decision-makers need to understand environmental processes, and have critical thinking skills related to the analysis and interpretation of ...

  • Posted May 22, 2019
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Geographical and Sustainability Sciences (MA)

  • University of Iowa (IA)

We live on a dynamic planet, one that is constantly changing in response to complex human and natural processes. Geographers study the interactions of people with each other and their ...

  • Posted May 13, 2019
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Sustainability Certificate

  • University of Iowa (IA)

Sustainability is meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Accomplishing this goal requires an understanding of human and environmental ...

  • Posted May 13, 2019
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Scaffolding Applied Learning and Sustainable Development Goals in the Furman University Sustainability Science Program

  • Furman University (SC)

The Furman University (Greenville, SC) Sustainability Science Bachelor of Science degree curriculum requires two introductory courses (Environmental Science, Sustainability Science), three intermediate courses (Human Systems, Social Systems, Dynamic Systems Modeling ...


PSEG Institute for Sustainability Studies

  • Montclair State University (NJ)

The PSEG Institute for Sustainability Studies supports transdisciplinary research and community projects that grow more resilient communities worldwide. From climate change research in New Jersey, to energy studies in Vietnam ...

  • Posted May 5, 2019
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MS in Sustainability Science

  • Montclair State University (NJ)

Montclair State University Sustainability programs lead the way in New Jersey in integrating natural and physical science with social science, economics, policy and project management to prepare sustainability professionals and ...

  • Posted May 5, 2019
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Combined BS/MS in Sustainability Science

  • Montclair State University (NJ)

With one additional year of study you can earn both your BS and MS degrees. Students take 12 credits of graduate-level coursework in the senior “ swing year,” which are applied ...

  • Posted May 5, 2019
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BS in Sustainability Science

  • Montclair State University (NJ)

The Sustainability Science program is housed in the Department of Earth and Environmental Studies, but takes advantage of expertise across campus including the College of Science and Mathematics, College of ...

  • Posted May 5, 2019
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Sustainability Graduate Certificate

  • Wake Forest University (NC)

The Graduate Certificate in Sustainability provides students with exposure to sustainability issues in the natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, business management, law, and policy. The Graduate Certificate in Sustainability is ...

  • Posted May 5, 2019
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Sustainability Minor

  • University of St. Thomas (MN)

The goals of the university-wide Sustainability Minor are 1. to prepare students to work skillfully to address social challenges, particularly those associated with environmental change, 2. to foster interactions and ...

  • Posted May 5, 2019
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Environmental and Sustainability Studies Minor

  • Agnes Scott College (GA)

Human activities change our planetary environment and resources on a scale that was previously unimaginable. Local, regional, and global organizations and governing bodies are assessing the impact and establishing new ...

  • Posted May 5, 2019
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Environment & Sustainability Bridging Disciplines Program

  • University of Texas at Austin (TX)

The Environment & Sustainability BDP gives students the opportunity to explore a variety of disciplinary approaches to environmental processes and contemporary environmental issues. By bringing together courses in natural sciences ...

  • Posted May 5, 2019
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Sustainability Studies Minor

  • Muhlenberg College (PA)

Sustainability is most commonly defined as meeting the needs of the present generation without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. The field of Sustainability Studies ...

  • Posted May 5, 2019
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Creating an academic landscape of sustainability science: an analysis of the citation network

  • University of Tokyo

Sustainability is an important concept for society, economics, and the environment, with thousands of research papers published on the subject annually. As sustainability science becomes a distinctive research field, it ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2019
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Sustainable Energy Certificate Program

  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (WI)

The Sustainable Energy Certificate is recognition for (a) completing a course of study that prepares you to evaluate the technical, political, economic, social, and environmental dimensions of deploying sustainable energy ...

  • Posted Feb. 13, 2019
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Environmental Sustainability Concentration (BS in Geography)

  • University of West Georgia (GA)

Geography is the study of the interactions between people and places, local and global processes, and social and biophysical systems. It is an integrative discipline in which scholars endeavor to ...

  • Posted Feb. 1, 2019
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Sustainability Studies Minor

  • Villanova University (PA)

An interdisciplinary minor that examines ways to limit actions that adversely affect the environment. Topics include improved utilization of natural resources; options for social, economic, and cultural development; role of ...

  • Posted Jan. 14, 2019
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Sustainability Correlate

  • Vassar College (NY)

Each 6 unit Correlate in Sustainability is designed in consultation with an advisor from the Environmental Studies Program and the ENST Director. The correlate includes (1) ENST 107 - Global Change ...

  • Posted Jan. 14, 2019
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Sustainability Certificate

  • Washington University in St. Louis (MO)

The Certificate in Sustainability provides an interdisciplinary foundation to understanding and addressing today’s most pressing and complex social, environmental and economic challenges.

This certificate covers the broad sustainability knowledge ...

  • Posted Dec. 13, 2018
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Sustainability Minor

  • San Diego State University (CA)

SDSU's sustainability minor is an interdisciplinary program that involves coursework taught by faculty across campus. The central focus of the degree is the interface of human and natural systems ...

  • Posted Dec. 13, 2018
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Environmental Sustainability (BS)

  • State University of New York at Oneonta (NY)

SUNY Oneonta's interdisciplinary major in Environmental Sustainability will prepare students to collaboratively and creatively develop solutions to the pressing challenges the world faces in dealing with global climate change ...

  • Posted Dec. 13, 2018
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Environmental & Sustainability Sciences Minor

  • Cornell University (NY)

Students seeking a minor in Environmental & Sustainability Science will customize a course of study that will allow them to develop a basic knowledge of biological, physical and social scientific ...

  • Posted Nov. 2, 2018
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Sustainability Studies Theme

  • Ohio University (OH)

As a curricular theme, Sustainability Studies invites critical exploration of a multitude of complex issues from the local to the global levels, including resource management and sustainable development; climate change ...

  • Posted Sept. 27, 2018
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Sustainability (BA/BS)

  • Stockton University (NJ)

The degree in Sustainability (SUST) allows students to develop a broad, interdisciplinary education, while also achieving focused expertise in a career field. With a curriculum that integrates the natural sciences ...

  • Posted Aug. 6, 2018
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The ecological domain in the sustainability science research and education

  • University of Tokyo

A single disciplinary approach fails to tackle problems threatening the sustainable development. Thus, the sustainability science – focused on the problem, normative, and covering many disciplines – has been developed and recognized ...

  • Posted April 17, 2018
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The Emergence of the Field of Sustainability Science: Influences on Faculty Behavior Related to Sustainability Work

  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)

This study investigates sustainability science as an emerging scientific field and the role of faculty members at higher education institutions as drivers of change in sustainability-science-based research, teaching, and community ...

  • Posted April 11, 2018
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Synthesis and Study of Sustainable Polymers in the Organic Chemistry Laboratory: An inquiry-based experiment exploring the effects of size and composition on the properties of renewable block polymers

  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)

A discovery-based experiment highlighting the use of renewable starting materials to synthesize triblock polymers was developed and successfully implemented in our introductory organic chemistry laboratory course. Green chemistry principles applied ...

  • Posted March 20, 2018
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Experiments and evidence in sustainability science: A typology

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Leuphana University of Lüneburg

Experiments are crucial for sustainability science because they allow researchers to produce evidence about the causes of sustainability problems and about the effectiveness of solutions. Many laboratory and field studies ...

  • Posted Feb. 28, 2018
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Sustainability Science (MS)

  • Columbia University (NY)

The program is designed for full-time and aspiring sustainability professionals, who wish to develop their skills in Earth systems observation, analysis, projection, and environmental remediation.

The program requires the completion ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2018
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MS in Sustainability Science

  • Unity College (ME)

Sustainability science is a problem-based, solution-oriented framework for creating a resilient civilization. The framework combines technical sustainability with skills based in the social sciences and humanities to create effective change ...

  • Posted Jan. 25, 2018
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Higher Education in the Environmental Century

The environmental crisis that threatens the future of our species is unprecedented as we begin the “environmental century.” Natural conditions that were favorable for the development of civilization have been ...


Critical Thinking and Normative Competencies for Sustainability Science Education

  • Hokkaido University (Hokkaido)

In this paper, we extend the competencies framework of education for sustainability development (ESD) to argue that critical thinking should be taught as a core competency and that normative dialogue ...


Sustainability Science - Online

  • Montclair State University (NJ)

The Master of Science in Sustainability Science with a concentration in Sustainability Leadership (Professional Science Master's) is an online graduate degree program designed to fill a management need for ...

  • Posted April 24, 2017
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Thinking Globally, Acting Locally: A Global Sustainability Minor for UVA

  • University of Virginia (VA)

The sustainability movement is gaining traction at the University of Virginia. The emergence in recent years of new student groups, courses, faculty interest and events centered on sustainability show us ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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