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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BS in Chemical Biology

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

The Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemical Biology is for students who are interested in careers in biochemistry, the biological sciences, medicine, pharmacology, and bioengineering.

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BS in Civil & Environmental Engineering

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

In CEE, students pursue a well-rounded education designed to prepare them for a career in civil and environmental engineering or for advanced study in this or related fields. Students will ...

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BS in Civil & Environmental Engineering

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (WI)

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering offers an undergraduate option in environmental engineering. Students taking the environmental engineering option will earn an ABET-accredited BS degree in civil engineering. The ...

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BS in Earth & Environmental Engineering

  • Columbia University (NY)

All undergraduates are offered a Bachelor of Science degree in Earth and Environmental Engineering (B.S. EEE), which prepares students for a wide range of careers that value the Earth ...

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BS in Energy Engineering

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

Energy Engineering is part of the multi-departmental and interdisciplinary Engineering Science Program. This undergraduate program encompasses a variety of closely-related areas of the physical sciences, mathematics, and engineering. It is ...

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BS in Energy Engineering

  • Indiana Institute of Technology (IN)

Indiana Tech's College of Engineering is committed to providing students with a student-centered, hands-on educational experience. With our career-focused degrees you can have confidence in knowing that there is ...

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BS in Environmental & Ecological Engineering (BS EEE)

  • Purdue University (IN)

The Environmental and Ecological Engineering degree program embraces a unique new approach to environmental engineering that considers such core approaches as control, treatment, and mitigation, but also seeks to address ...

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BS in Environmental & Resource Economics

  • University of New Hampshire (NH)

Environmental and resource economics focuses on the application of economic theory to specific environmental and resource problems to include; land, marine, water, agricultural, forestry, fisheries or marine resource economics. Students ...

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BS in Environmental & Sustainability Sciences

  • Cornell University (NY)

The curriculum in Environmental and Sustainability Sciences, also known as ESS, seeks to advance students’ ability to understand and address real-world environmental problems, manage social-ecological systems in a sustainable manner ...

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BS in Environmental & Sustainability Studies

  • Tennessee Technological University (TN)

A Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental and Sustainability Studies from Tennessee Tech prepares students to lead and succeed in a fast-growing career field through solid scientific foundations and broad ...

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BS in Environmental & Water Resource Economics

  • University of Arizona (AZ)

A degree in Environmental Water Resource and Economics (EWRE) prepares students to assume responsible positions in the management of the world's natural and human resources. Students develop skills through ...

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BS in Environmental Earth Science

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

The Environmental Earth Science major focuses broadly on the natural sciences, using earth science as a base to expand outward. Interrelationships are key to this course of study and the ...

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BS in Environmental Economics & Management

  • Michigan State University (MI)

Environmental Economics and Management prepares students for a career that requires balancing environmental sustainability and economic development goals. The major is a broad, integrated study of environmental economics, public finance ...

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BS in Environmental Economics & Management

  • University of Rhode Island (RI)

Undergraduate students who have a strong interest in natural resource sciences, and in how the environment affects the economy, will find this to be a challenging and rewarding major. The ...

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BS in Environmental Economics & Policy

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and the College of Letters and Science jointly offer the undergraduate major in Environmental Economics and Policy (EEP). This major offers an opportunity ...

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BS in Environmental Economics, Policy & Management

  • Oregon State University (OR)

Students majoring in Environmental Economics and Policy must choose one of three options: The Environmental Economics Option focuses on development of strong economic and statistical skills and their use in ...

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BS in Environmental Engineering

  • Michigan State University (MI)

Deals with the control of air, water, and land pollution to protect public health and enhance environmental quality by providing safe water supplies, treatment and disposal of waste water, and ...

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BS in Environmental Engineering

  • Florida State University (FL)

Environmental Engineering focuses primarily on environmental engineering, hydraulics, hydrology, water resources, and the management of all waste streams. Environmental engineers help prevent and solve environmental problems and may be involved ...

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BS in Environmental Engineering

  • Louisiana State University (LA)

Environmental engineering is a separate and distinct baccalaureate degree program within the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering. As a discipline, environmental engineering is defined as "the application of engineering ...

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BS in Environmental Engineering

  • Utah State University (UT)

Environmental engineering majors at USU gain experience in water/wastewater engineering, air quality management, public health/industrial hygiene, solid and hazardous waste management, and water quality management. Students in the ...

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BS in Environmental Engineering

  • Yale University (CT)

Students who graduate with a Yale degree in Environmental Engineering will be ready for leadership positions in industry and government agencies, as well as for graduate study in engineering, science ...

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BS in Environmental Engineering

  • University at Buffalo (NY)

The accredited curricula in civil and environmental engineering leave ample opportunities for personal and professional growth. Through the Career Development Curriculum, students track their progress to a satisfying career or ...

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BS in Environmental Engineering

  • Southern Methodist University (TX)

The civil engineering and environmental engineering programs focus on planning, designing, constructing, maintaining, and managing the nation's physical infrastructure such as buildings, bridges, power plants, water and wastewater systems ...

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BS in Environmental Engineering

  • University of Miami (FL)

The objectives of the Environmental Engineering Program are to have graduates who within the first several years following graduation are eitherWorking as a professional in an area closely related to ...

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BS in Environmental Engineering

  • Washington State University, Pullman (WA)

Undergraduate Environmental Engineering Course offerings have been developed to give the student an excellent foundation in this diverse field. The student has the opportunity to gain an understanding in air ...

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BS in Environmental Management

  • Royal Roads University (BC)

The BSc in Environmental Management is an integrated, interdisciplinary program that provides the skills, knowledge and tools to identify and assess the qualitative, scientific, and technical components of environmental issues ...

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BS in Environmental Practice

  • Royal Roads University (BC)

The Environmental Practice programs are 30-credit, online programs offered as either a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science (BAEP/BScEP) degree. These are degree-completion programs, which means that ...

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BS in Environmental Science

  • Winthrop University (SC)

The BS degree in Environmental Sciences will educate students in the scientific, social, political, ethical, and policy aspects of environmental issues in preparation for scientific careers in industry, government, and ...

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BS in Environmental Science

  • Rochester Institute of Technology (NY)

The practice of environmental science demands that students be well-rounded specialists. To accomplish this, each student is required to select an aspect of environmental science as a specialization. Students in ...

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BS in Environmental Science & Resource Management

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

The School offers two undergraduate majors leading to the Bachelor of Science in Forest Resources degree, Environmental Science and Resource Management and Bioresource Science and Engineering. Scholarship support is widely ...

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BS in Environmental Sciences

  • University of Minnesota, Duluth (MN)

Students completing the Environmental Science degree have a firm background in physical and life sciences, and a basic understanding of: Existing environmental policies and regulation and the legislative process of ...

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BS in Environmental Sustainability

  • Philadelphia University (PA)

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 ...

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BS in Environmental Sustainability

  • Eastern Mennonite University (VA)

Environmental sustainability majors learn to truly grasp the nature of environmental research and issues by taking courses in a variety of disciplines. Biology, sociology and peacebuilding professors work closely together ...

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BS in Green Process Engineering

  • Western University (ON)

This program integrates the fundamental principles of chemical engineering to the design of commercial products and processes that are safe, economical and environmentally friendly. The program also explores alternative sources ...

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BS in Horticultural Science

  • University of Florida (FL)

The Horticultural Sciences Department offers four undergraduate curriculum options: Horticultural Sciences - This is a flexible curriculum covering growth and development of horticultural crops and is tailored to individual students’ interest ...

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BA/BS in Natural Resources & Environmental Management

  • Ball State University (IN)

NREM at Ball State University strives for that ideal balance between the needs of humanity and the needs of natural systems. On the beautiful Ball State University campus in Muncie ...

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BS in Plant Science

  • University of Florida (FL)

Plant Science is a diverse major offered by the departments of Agronomy and Plant Pathology. Various specializations are available. Agronomy administers two of four options in the undergraduate Plant Science ...

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BS in Renewable Energy

  • Vermont Technical College (VT)

The Renewable Energy degree integrates the study of engineering, technology, science, and business to prepare graduates to design, implement, and manage renewable energy systems and similar technologies. Students learn to ...

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BS in Soils & Sustainable Crop Systems

  • Clemson University (SC)

Soils and Sustainable Crop Systems (SSCS) is a multi-disciplinary degree program in agriculture designed to provide students with expertise in soils, crop sciences, or applied agricultural biotechnology. SSCS offers students ...

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BS in Sustainability

  • Washington University in St. Louis (MO)

The Bachelor of Science in Sustainability provides an interdisciplinary approach to understanding and resolving today's most pressing and complex environmental, economic, and social challenges. The program is built on ...

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BS in Sustainability

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The BS program introduces students to the concept of sustainability in the context of real-world problems, exploring the interaction of environmental, economic, and social systems. Students can pursue the following ...

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BS in Sustainability & the Built Environment

  • University of Florida (FL)

The BSSBE degree will allow students to focus on creative solutions to the challenges of building in a world with limited supplies of energy, water and land through hands-on sustainable ...

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BS in Sustainability Management

  • St. Petersburg College (FL)

This program helps students understand the broad concepts and systems involved in sustainability initiatives. Students with this knowledge can be valuable contributors to the growing sustainability needs worldwide. Sustainability managers ...

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BS in Sustainability Science

  • Kean University (NJ)

The B.S. in Sustainability Science, the only degree of its kind in New Jersey and one of only a dozen degree programs in the nation with such a focus ...

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BS in Sustainability Sciences

  • Furman University (SC)

The Sustainability Science major focuses on the critical linkages between global environmental, human, and social systems and emphasizes complex systems analysis focusing on understanding sustainability related problems and assessing potential ...

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BS in Sustainability Studies

  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (NY)

Sustainability Studies responds to national and global developments that have made sustainability a key public concern. It also responds to vocal demand by students at Rensselaer for sustainability curricula, paralleling ...

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BS in Sustainable Agriculture

  • Unity College (ME)

Sustainable Agriculture majors are farm-focused and community-minded. They are interested in the ways in which local farmers and food enterprises contribute to a healthy food supply-from growing crops and raising ...

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BS in Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems

  • University of California, Davis (CA)

Students majoring in Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems (SA&FS) focus on the social, economic and environmental aspects of food and agriculture - from farm to table and beyond. The program is ...

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BS in Sustainable Business

  • Aquinas College (MI)

Sustainable Business is interdisciplinary in nature, integrating science, business, and environmental studies. Sustainable business practices improve long-term profitability, the health of natural systems, and the human component of our world ...

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BS in Sustainable Development

  • Appalachian State University (NC)

The Bachelor of Science degree in Sustainable Development is offered with one of three concentrations:

  1. Agroecology & Sustainable Agriculture Concentration - Critically examine through theory and practice (or hands-on learning) the ...
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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

London, London
Business Affiliate

NOLS

Lander, WY
Business Affiliate
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
Business Affiliate
Helping communities embrace sustainability.

Sustainability Curriculum Consortium

Bethesda, MD
Business Affiliate

The GREEN Program

Philadelphia, PA
Business Affiliate
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.