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Sustainability Major

The sustainability major and minor engage students in a systems approach to understanding the connections between society, economics, and the environment.

Experiential learning is a core goal of the sustainability program. Students take service-learning and field methods courses as part of the curriculum and are encouraged to engage in sustainability initiatives on campus and in the surrounding community.

Students can engage in sustainability courses abroad by taking GEOG 491 – Urban Sustainability. A Mini-Term course from May 12-27, 2020 in Freiburg, Germany. For more information please see the tentative course syllabus and itinerary.

For more information contact the Director of Sustainability, Melissa Hinten at

The Office of Sustainability has an extensive website which showcases campus sustainability initiatives and events and curates a list of current sustainability-related job postings.