Department of Sustainability




Sustainability is an interdisciplinary field with an applied focus. Sustainability is about the interrelationships between the social, environmental, & economic elements of a thriving human community. Students in this field gain knowledge and skills for making sustainability an integral part of organizations and institutions and for transforming broader social, political and economic relations between people and the environment.

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  • Our courses are now offered under the SUST prefix. If you are looking for a course and cannot find it, feel free to contact a member of the department.
  • We have revised requirements for the major and minor. Link to details here.
  • Preview course offerings for 2022-2023 here.

Sustainability Major


Division of Social Sciences

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