BS in Environmental Sustainability

Philadelphia University

Year Founded: Jan. 1, 2008
Date Posted: Feb. 25, 2016
Submitted by: Monika Urbanski
Sustainability Topic: Curriculum
Content Type: Academic Programs
Program Type: Baccalaureate degree
Completion: 4 years with summers off
Distance: Local Only
Commitment: Full-Time


The Environmental Sustainability program prepares you for a career as a sustainability professional, a strategic leader of environmental initiatives for companies, communities, and organizations. Designing a sustainable operation, whether at the local, national or global level, requires a comprehensive approach that understands the political, cultural, scientific, economic, and technological context of the relationship between humans and their ecosystems. Sustainability professionals need to be able to think across these different areas and speak to a variety of experts and audiences in their own "languages. "The Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sustainability equips students with the skills and vocabularies to bridge the multiple disciplines-architecture, design, business, engineering, and policymaking-necessary to develop environmentally sustainable practices. This program produces creative problem solvers with the interdisciplinary training necessary to build the sustainable societies of the future.

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