Curriculum

Introduction

One of the primary functions of colleges and universities is to educate students. By training and educating future leaders, scholars, workers, and professionals; higher education institutions are uniquely positioned to understand and address sustainability challenges. Institutions that offer courses covering sustainability issues help equip their students to lead society to a sustainable future.

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Environmental Policy & Project Management Major

  • Carroll College (MT)

The Environmental Policy and Project Management degree combines a basic background in environmental sciences with courses in policy, sociology, business, and project management. For students interested in the societal aspects ...

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Environmental Program (BS)

  • Colorado College (CO)

The Environmental Program includes coursework in environmental science and policy. The environmental science major includes an integrated major with an interdisciplinary focus, as well as disciplinary tracks in environmental physics ...

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Environmental Science (BA)

  • Bucknell University (PA)

Bucknell's environmental science major is a means of adding an environmental concentration to a B.A. science degree in biology, chemistry or geology. In this scientifically and technically focused ...

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Environmental Science (BA)

  • Northwest University (WA)

Since the beginning of time, humans have been tasked with a special job: being stewards of God's creation. And we're still figuring out how to best care for ...

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Environmental Science (BA)

  • University of Massachusetts Boston (MA)

The BA in environmental science provides five tracks for majors. The track should be selected when declaring the major as the program of study is different for each degree track ...

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Environmental Science (BA)

  • University of Denver (CO)

The bachelor's degrees in Environmental Science are designed to give students a strong foundation in the natural and physical sciences in order to better understand the science behind environmental ...

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Environmental Science (BA)

  • Northwestern University (IL)

The major offers two tracks: science and policy. Both tracks share common foundation courses in science, mathematics, and social science and the same core curriculum. Advanced course work differs with ...

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Environmental Science (BA/BS)

  • Allegheny College (PA)

Environmental Science is the study of interrelationships between human activities and the environment. Environmental Science is an unusual academic discipline in that it requires scientific knowledge about the natural world ...

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Environmental Science (BA/BS)

  • State University of New York at Plattsburgh (NY)

Students become broadly-versed in the ecological, physical and human aspects of environmental science. The high degree of flexibility provided by this major allows students to adjust their course selections to ...

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Environmental Science (BS)

  • Royal Roads University (BC)

The Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science (BSc-ES) is years three and four combined in an intensive 12-month program that complements students' knowledge in environmental science with courses in environmental ...

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Environmental Science (BS)

  • Lander University (SC)

The Environmental Science major is designed to be completed in four academic years (eight semesters). To do so requires careful planning based on knowledge of course prerequisites, degree requirements and ...

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Environmental Science (BS)

  • University of Dubuque (IA)

At the University of Dubuque, students learn Environmental Science by getting wet, getting muddy, and getting their hands on fish, birds, soil, prairie plants, and rocks. This field oriented, hands ...

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Environmental Science (BS)

  • Bethel University (MN)

Bethel's environmental science program is an advising program within the biology major or natural sciences major. Students can opt to add another major or minor that supports a particular ...

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BS in Environmental Science and Management

  • North South University

The program is designed to train students in all major environmental areas. It offers practical training in laboratories on pollution control, environmental chemistry, microbiology and GIS. It also incorporates field ...

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Environmental Science (BS)

  • The Ohio State University (OH)

Environmental concerns are among the most important and controversial problems confronting people in the world today. Environmental issues such as acid deposition, hazardous and toxic waste management and disposal, global ...

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Environmental Science (BS)

  • Drexel University (PA)

Environmental Science is a multidisciplinary field designed to examine environmental problems and find solutions to them. All students begin with a core sequence of courses that provides a solid background ...

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Environmental Science (BS)

  • Santa Clara University (CA)

Environmental Science is an interdisciplinary major with foundational courses in chemistry and either biology, organic chemistry, or physics. Advanced courses in applied ecology, water resources, climate, and renewable energy provide ...

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Environmental Science (BS)

  • Lake Superior State University (MI)

Environmental science is the study of human interaction with the environment. By seeking solutions for such environmental problems as water pollution, hazardous wastes and acid rain, environmental scientists help ensure ...

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Environmental Science (BS)

  • Temple University (PA)

Environmental Science is the study of the interactions of our society with the Earth. Environmental Scientists use a combination of field and laboratory research to understand the physical, chemical and ...

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Environmental Science (BS)

  • Loyola University Chicago (IL)

Environmental Science students complete coursework that includes both a heavy dose of basic science requirements and courses spanning a variety of disciplines pertinent to understanding the context in which environmental ...

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Environmental Science (BS)

  • Humboldt State University (CA)

Fostering an understanding of environmental problems and applying practical solutions is at the heart of this major. A multi-disciplinary approach teaches understanding of the interactions between the biological and physical ...

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Environmental Science (BS)

  • Northern Arizona University (AZ)

In Environmental Programs we take the approach that to be educated about the environment one must be educated about the world. Our students examine all aspects of ecosystems at a ...

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Environmental Science (BS)

  • University of New England (ME)

Located on the University of New England's seaside University Campus in Biddeford, Maine, the Department of Environmental Studies is committed to increasing awareness and appreciation of human connections with ...

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Environmental Science (BS)

  • Boston University (MA)

Students in the Environmental Science major receive interdisciplinary training in the relevant natural science disciplines, and a clearly defined specialization in the environmental sciences. Students are exposed to lab work ...

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Environmental Science (BS)

  • Indiana University Bloomington (IN)

The B.S. in Environmental Science (BSES) is an undergraduate degree program that specifically considers the environment as a scientific entity. While it is possible to divide environmental science into ...

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Environmental Science (BS)

  • Gannon University (PA)

The B.S. in Environmental Science program places an emphasis on understanding natural processes and how human activities disturb the natural world and affect human health and safety.

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Environmental Science (BS)

  • Florida International University (FL)

The Bachelor of Science degree provides students with a strong background in the natural sciences as preparation for technical work in the environmental field. The program is particularly strong in ...

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Environmental Science (BS)

  • Bryant University (RI)

The Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Environmental Science is designed to prepare graduates for careers in environmentally related fields, as well as to qualify for admission to ...

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Environmental Science (BS)

  • Seattle University (WA)

The Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science degree at Seattle University provides the technical background necessary for students who wish to develop a career studying environmental systems. The major provides ...

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Environmental Science (BS)

  • University of Denver (CO)

The bachelor's degrees in Environmental Science are designed to give students a strong foundation in the natural and physical sciences in order to better understand the science behind environmental ...

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Environmental Science (BS)

  • University of Idaho (ID)

The BS Environmental Science program offers the following options: Biological Science: For careers in resource management, bioremediation and environmental impact analysis. Includes courses in plant, animal and aquatic ecology, resource ...

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Environmental Science (BS)

  • University of Massachusetts Boston (MA)

The BS in environmental science provides five tracks for majors. The track should be selected when declaring the major as the program of study is different for each degree track ...

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BS in Environmental Science

  • George Mason University (VA)

The BS in environmental science provides students with rigorous training in the fundamental science of the environment, and the application of the key scientific principles to the analysis of environmental ...

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Environmental Science (BS)

  • Capital University (OH)

The Capital University degree program provides a unique educational opportunity that combines the diversity and critical thinking skills of a liberal arts education with a solid foundation in the basic ...

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Environmental Science (BS)

  • Elizabethtown College (PA)

The Environmental Science curriculum prepares students for entry-level positions with environmental firms, industry or government agencies that require knowledge of environmental principles and methodology, as well as for entry into ...

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Environmental Science (BS)

  • Colby-Sawyer College (NH)

The Environmental Science major is for those students whose interest in the environment has a more scientific focus. The program is designed to prepare students to enter the field with ...

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Environmental Science (BS)

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (NC)

The environmental science major leads to a bachelor of science degree and is appropriate for students interested in solving complex environmental and energy resource related problems. The major includes preparation ...

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Environmental Science (BS)

  • Hawaii Pacific University (HI)

The environmental science major prepares students for advanced studies or careers in the private and public sectors as environmental scientists. Students selecting this major take a rigorous series of lower-division ...

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Environmental Science (BS)

  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (WI)

The Environmental Science major prepares students to analyze, understand, and solve environmental problems. The program of study in the Environmental Science major is interdisciplinary, emphasizing an integrated approach to knowledge ...

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Environmental Science (BS)

  • Bowling Green State University (OH)

The Environmental Science program at BGSU places priority on the natural sciences and the natural world. Students develop the skills needed to investigate, document, and solve environmental problems. Course work ...

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Environmental Science (BS)

  • Davis & Elkins College (WV)

The Environmental Science Program offers an interdisciplinary course of study, which stresses an understanding of environmental problems and issues. Leading to a Bachelor of Science degree, the program is designed ...

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Environmental Science (BS)

  • Ferrum College (VA)

As one of the oldest in the nation, Ferrum's undergraduate Environmental Science program offers a modern introduction to the environmental sciences. This background enables students to deal with important ...

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Environmental Science (BS)

  • San Diego State University (CA)

The Environmental Sciences major includes courses mainly offered through the College of Sciences. Some courses are offered outside of the College of Sciences to give the major an interdisciplinary approach ...

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Environmental Science (BS)

  • Brown University (RI)

The Institute at Brown for Environment and Society administers two concentrations, one offering an A. B. degree in Environmental Studies (requires 14-15 courses) and the other a Sc. B. degree ...

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Environmental Science (BS)

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

The undergraduate major in Environmental Sciences (ES) is offered by the College of Natural Resources (CNR). The ES major was administered jointly by the College of Natural Resources and the ...

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Environmental Science (BS)

  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (NY)

This curriculum leads to a B.S. in environmental science. A typical four-year program is illustrated below. However, the order in which students take courses within the first two years ...

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Environmental Science (BS)

  • Delaware Valley College (PA)

This program is built on a strong basic and applied science foundation and is integrated with chemistry, biology, landscape architecture and horticulture. The curriculum is structured to develop the analytic ...

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Environmental Science (BS)

  • Baylor University (TX)

This program is designed for students interested in Environmental Science and Assessment; Air & Water Resources Protection; Environmental Toxicology; Environmental Chemistry; Risk Assessment.

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Environmental Science (BS)

  • American University (DC)

This program trains students to become effective advocates for the environment. The curriculum consists of rigorous science- and policy-based courses and experiential learning that prepare our students for exciting careers ...

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Environmental Science (BS)

  • University of California, Los Angeles (CA)

UCLA's Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, together with the Departments of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology ...

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This tab provides access to data collected through AASHE’s Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS). STARS is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance. STARS enables meaningful comparisons over time and across institutions using a common set of measurements developed with broad participation from the campus sustainability community. Additional content and advanced benchmarking tools will be added to this tab over time.

Programs and Initiatives

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Scores

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Curriculum Partners

FIE: Foundation for International Education

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NOLS

Lander, WY
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At NOLS we believe positive, ethical leaders change the world. Based on this belief, NOLS has become the leader in wilderness education. Our students explore remote wilderness and learn technical outdoor skills, leadership, and environmental ethics.

Strategic Energy Innovations

San Rafael, CA
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Helping communities embrace sustainability.

Sustainability Curriculum Consortium

Bethesda, MD
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The GREEN Program

Philadelphia, PA
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Founded in 2009, The GREEN Program creates short-term, experiential education programs focused on sustainable development. TGP's accredited model has attracted university students representing over 470 universities and 70 countries globally.