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 Sciences (BS)

  • Ithaca College (NY)

This interdisciplinary program pairs the social and policy strengths of the environmental studies major with a rigorous science curriculum to give students the broad knowledge and the scientific and technical ...

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Environmental Studies (BA)

  • Ithaca College (NY)

Environmental studies majors develop the broad knowledge, analytical tools, teamwork, practical experience, and leadership skills necessary to become effective professionals in this burgeoning field. Students learn to assess environmental concerns ...

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Environmental Studies Minor

  • Ithaca College (NY)

The interdisciplinary minor in environmental studies at Ithaca College is administered by the School of Humanities and Sciences. The objectives of the minor are (a) to introduce students to the ...

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Environmental Science Bachelor

  • Northern Michigan University (MI)

This major provides students with an interdisciplinary approach on how to apply research methods, assessment techniques and management strategies to resolve environmental problems. It provides students an opportunity to gain ...

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Environmental Studies & Sustainability (Bachelor)

  • Northern Michigan University (MI)

Provides an introduction to quantitative and qualitative methods of assessing and analyzing humankind’s impact upon the environment.

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Environmental Ethics Minor

  • Humboldt State University (CA)

This minor provides students with scientific information and a sense of the social, political, and ethical issues involved in environmental decisions. This minor can help students prepare for careers in ...

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Environmental Management & Protection (BS)

  • Humboldt State University (CA)

The Environmental Science and Management (ESM) major provides an educational environment that fosters and develops the capability to analyze, understand, manage and improve the relationships among people, ecosystems and natural ...

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Environmental Systems (MS)

  • Humboldt State University (CA)

Environmental Systems is an interdisciplinary Masters of Science program that helps students better understand and shape the complex systems that underpin our society. The three focus area options for this ...

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Environmental Science (BS)

  • Messiah College (PA)

The environmental science curriculum is interdisciplinary, drawing heavily from biology and chemistry. Students will take courses in entomology (the study of insects), herpetology (the study of reptiles and amphibians), ornithology ...

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Environmental & Urban Studies Bachelor

  • Bard College (NY)

Both biogeophysical systems and human societies (cultures, economies, political regimes) are nested complex systems involving numerous interactions. Environmental and Urban Studies (EUS) is a transdisciplinary program that examines the interdependence ...

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Professional Certificate in Environmental Policy

  • Bard College (NY)

The Professional CertificaThe Professional Certificate in Environmental Policy is earned by completing twenty-four credits of coursework at Bard CEP, either part-time (four semesters) or full-time (two semesters). The Certificate may ...

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Environmental Studies Concentration, Division of Continuing Studies

  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (NE)

An area of concentration in Environmental Studies is concerned with chemical pollutants, environmental geology, local and regional planning, environmental biology, and monitoring of the environment with regard to conservation and ...

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Earth & Environmental Sciences (MA)

  • Wesleyan University (CT)

This program is designed for students who desire further training prior to initiation of a doctoral program at another university or for whom the master’s degree will be the ...

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Environmental Studies Certificate

  • Wesleyan University (CT)

Environmental studies is a multidisciplinary, integrative study of a broad range of environmental issues. Environmental science (such as climatology or conservation biology) is one aspect. But environmental studies also brings ...

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Environmental Studies Major

  • Swarthmore College (PA)

The Environmental Studies program offers numerous opportunities for rigorous interdisciplinary work, addressing the scientific, engineering, social, political, economic, literary, and philosophical dimensions of environmental topics. The minor helps guide students ...

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Environmental Studies Minor

  • Swarthmore College (PA)

The Environmental Studies program offers numerous opportunities for rigorous interdisciplinary work, addressing the scientific, engineering, social, political, economic, literary, and philosophical dimensions of environmental topics. The minor helps guide students ...

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Environmental Sciences (BA/BS)

  • Emory University (GA)

The Department of Environmental Sciences' interdisciplinary and integrative curriculum is designed to equip students with key skills and knowledge to understand and confront complex environmental issues. The curriculum is rooted ...

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Environmental Studies (Bachelor)

  • University of the Pacific (CA)

The Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences takes a broad view of the Earth and offers courses that develop a scientific understanding of our planet, its history, natural systems, resources ...

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Applied Conservation Science Graduate Certificate

  • George Mason University (VA)

This graduate certificate provides students with hands-on education in conservation science. The courses in this program are all residential, full-day, one- or two-week intensive courses held at the Smithsonian Mason ...

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Environmental Science (MS)

  • Tarleton State University (TX)

Students in this program engage in hands-on learning activities through research and various other field experiences across all areas of Environmental Science. The program provides students with a foundation in ...

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Environmental Studies (Bachelor)

  • University of Vermont (VT)

the campus-wide Environmental Program was established to meet the need for greater understanding of the ecological and cultural systems supporting all life on earth. Environmental studies (ENVS) students and faculty ...

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Environmental Studies Bachelor

  • Lawrence University (WI)

Students in the major share a common sequence of core courses, beginning with introductions to environmental science and policy through an intermediate level practicum and culminating with the senior capstone ...

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Environmental Studies Minor

  • Lawrence University (WI)

The students take all of the core curricular courses of the ENST major except for the capstone. In addition they must take 5 cross-listed environmental studies courses in consultation with ...

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Marine Resource Management Master's

  • Oregon State University (OR)

Marine Resource Management (MRM) is a science-based, interdisciplinary master's program based in the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences (CEOAS). The program provides students with the multidisciplinary training ...

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Natural Resources (BS)

  • Oregon State University (OR)

The Natural Resources (NR) Bachelor of Science degree program provides students with a detailed working knowledge of natural resources, their diversity and interdependence, and the critical relationships between humans and ...

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Environmental Studies Bachelor

  • Colgate University (NY)

Colgate's environmental studies minor is designed to enhance awareness of the complexity of regional and global environmental issues and to underscore the consequences and impacts of the human experience ...

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Environmental Studies Minor

  • Colgate University (NY)

Colgate's environmental studies minor is designed to enhance awareness of the complexity of regional and global environmental issues and to underscore the consequences and impacts of the human experience ...

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Environmental & Renewable Resource Economics Minor

  • Pennsylvania State University (PA)

This minor introduces students to how fundamental economic principles can be used to explain and seek solutions for problems related to the degradation of the environment and unsustainable use of ...

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Human Dimensions of Natural Resources & the Environment (dual title MA/MS)

  • Pennsylvania State University (PA)

This interdisciplinary dual-title intercollege graduate degree program exposes students to a broad base of state-of-the-art methodologies, theories, and technologies for addressing contemporary resource and societal issues, including, but not limited ...

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Human Dimensions of Natural Resources & the Environment (dual title PhD)

  • Pennsylvania State University (PA)

This interdisciplinary dual-title intercollege graduate degree program exposes students to a broad base of state-of-the-art methodologies, theories, and technologies for addressing contemporary resource and societal issues, including, but not limited ...

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Environmental Studies (Bachelor)

  • Bates College (ME)

Environmental studies encompasses a broad range of issues that arise from the interaction of humans with the natural world. To understand these issues, students must think across and beyond existing ...

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Concentration in Environment, Integrated Science & Technology (BS)

  • James Madison University (VA)

The Environment Sector of the BS Integrated Science and Technology (BSISAT) Program prepares students to apply an integrated understanding of environmental science and technology to practical, real-world problems.

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Environmental Information Systems Minor

  • James Madison University (VA)

The cross disciplinary minor in environmental information systems is designed for undergraduates interested in using computer and information management technology to solve environmental problems and improve environmental stewardship.

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Environmental Management Minor

  • James Madison University (VA)

The cross disciplinary environmental management minor prepares students to apply the principles of environmental science and engineering to contemporary environmental problems in natural resource, industrial and public policy contexts. The ...

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Environmental Science Minor

  • James Madison University (VA)

This minor is a cross disciplinary program that any student may elect. Students pursuing programs ranging from the physical, natural or social sciences to education, journalism or business could benefit ...

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Environmental Studies Minor

  • James Madison University (VA)

The environmental studies minor provides a cross disciplinary education engaging socio-cultural, scientific and technical issues raised by the oft-conflicting needs and desires of globally interacting societies.

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E-badge: Leadership in Environmental Stewardship

  • Central Community College (NE)

An e-badge is an award learners can share with potential employers, on their resume and with their social media networks. Earned e-badges also appear on thier co-curricular transcript at CCC ...

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Environmental Health & Safety (Bachelor)

  • Central Community College (NE)

The Environmental Health & Safety program will prepare students for employment as front-line health & safety technicians or managers required in many industries throughout the Midwest. This program is designed ...

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Environmental Science (BA/BS)

  • Mills College (CA)

Environmental science is an interdisciplinary major focused on the application of scientific principles to the study of human interactions with the natural environment. As a science major, it provides a ...

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Environmental Studies (BA)

  • Mills College (CA)

Environmental studies is an interdisciplinary major designed to provide students with an understanding of ecological processes and environmental problems.

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Environmental Studies Minor

  • Mills College (CA)

Environmental studies is an interdisciplinary major designed to provide students with an understanding of ecological processes and environmental problems.

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Environmental Law, Science & Policy Certificate

  • University of Arizona (AZ)

The Environmental Law, Science & Policy program gives students the chance to study and work alongside faculty with international reputations in their fields. The program is cross-disciplinary and collaborative, drawing ...

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Soils, Water & Environmental Science Minor

  • University of Arizona (AZ)

The SWES minor provides students with scientific tools and experience needed to inform practitioners and policymakers in the areas on environmental science, including but not limited to, industrial hygiene, ecology ...

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Environmental Studies Interdisciplinary Minor

  • Haverford College (PA)

The Environmental Studies Interdisciplinary Minor aims to cultivate in students the capacity to identify and confront key environmental issues through a blend of multiple disciplines, encompassing historical, cultural, economic, political ...

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Earth & Environmental Studies (BA)

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The BA program in earth and environmental studies provides a foundational understanding of the evolution of the earth system with an emphasis on the planetary context for sustainable human societies ...

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Environmental & Resource Management (BS)

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The BS program in environmental and resource management provides critical scientific and management skills for graduates who will work in industry or government to ensure the health of natural ecosystems ...

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Environmental & Resource Management (MS)

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The MS program in environmental and resource management provides students with a background in the sciences, engineering, environmental science, natural resources management, environmental health and safety, or other affiliated areas ...

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Environmental & Resource Management Minor

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The minor in environmental and resource management provides students with a thorough introduction to environmental regulations and key environmental management issues such as the provision of clean, potable water, wastewater ...

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Environmental Life Sciences (PhD)

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The focus is on collaborative and integrative study of the causes and consequences of environmental variation across scales ranging from the organism to the globe. The overall goal is to ...

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Environmental Studies Minor

  • Bryn Mawr College (PA)

The minor and program bring together scholars and students from across the natural and social sciences and the humanities, allowing students and faculty to explore the interactions among earth systems ...

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Curriculum Partners

FIE: Foundation for International Education

London, London
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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.