Bachelor of Integrated Studies - Sustainability, Society, and Resource Management

Pittsburg State University

Date Posted: May 28, 2020
Submitted by: Erin Kruse
Sustainability Topic: Curriculum
Content Type: Academic Programs
Program Type: Baccalaureate degree


Pittsburg State University’s Bachelor of Integrated Studies (BIS) degree in Sustainability, Society & Resource Management (SSRM) is the only program of its kind in the state of Kansas. This is a high-contact degree program between faculty and students within the departments of biology, geography, and communication. Students learn through a variety of approaches, including classroom instruction, field exercises, and hands-on laboratory experiences.

Successful graduates will be qualified for employment in a broad range of private enterprise, government agencies and non-profit organizations in the various natural resources fields, and will be well-equipped for graduate studies.

Examples of sustainability related positions include: City & local government, environmental impact analysts Environmental scientists Business operations specialists Conservation scientists Wildlife managers Urban planners Transportation, storage, and distribution managers Soil & plant scientists Community development analyst Industrial production managers Sustainability directors and coordinators Sustainability educators * Corporate sustainability trainers

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