BA in Environmental Sustainability

Meredith College

Date Posted: Feb. 25, 2016
Submitted by: Monika Urbanski
Sustainability Topic: Curriculum
Content Type: Academic Programs
Program Type: Baccalaureate degree
Completion: 37-38 credit hours
Distance: Local Only
Commitment: Full-Time


The Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Sustainability Major is an interdisciplinary major focused on three foundations: (1) natural and mathematical sciences, (2) social sciences, and (3) economics and communication. Graduates have numerous career opportunities in the expanding green job market including: teaching and environmental education, interdisciplinary research, non-profit leadership and support, state and federal government positions, environmental policy, environmental consulting, professional writing, environmental economics, business sustainability, urban development, green design, alternative energy, sustainable agriculture, and waste management. This major may be taken as a dual-major with another major centered in a discipline of choice.

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