Environmental and Sustainability Studies
College Of Humanities and Social Sciences and College of Science

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This innovative degree program, one of the first of its kind in the nation, challenges students to imagine what a truly sustainable future might look like and supplies them with academic training and practical experience to begin realizing that vision. ESS is a joint program offered by the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the College of Science. Our interdisciplinary curriculum emphasizes experiential learning and involves students directly in cultivating collaborative efforts to develop solutions to complex 21st century challenges. As a student, you will gain theoretical and practical knowledge of the three pillars of environmental and sustainability studies: planet, people, and prosperity.