Demand for sustainability studies has grown at universities around the world, as students show increased commitment to the long-term viability of cities and the environment. The Sustainability Studies program will immerse students in natural science, social science and business to prepare them for careers discovering and implementing solutions that benefit the environment.
The College of Arts and Sciences offers a B.S. in Sustainability Studies only on the St. Petersburg campus.
SUSTAINABILITY STUDIES AT USF ST. PETERSBURG CAMPUS
The Sustainability Studies program will give students the opportunity to tailor their study as it relates to sustainability, which impacts everything from entrepreneurship to global conservation. This interdisciplinary program is designed to allow enterprising students to double major in fields such as business, anthropology and environmental science and policy.
The program stands out in the state of Florida for its multidisciplinary approach that combines the study of environmental science, implementation of that science via policy and development of skills associated with the business aspects of sustainability.
The Sustainability Studies program prepares students for careers as advisors to private companies, nonprofits, and government agencies. Graduates may land careers as sustainability planners or consultants at universities, travel resorts, international NGOs and more.
REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR IN SUSTAINABILITY STUDIES
Always refer to the Undergraduate Catalog for degree requirements. Students will normally begin progress toward the major by taking at least one course from the major core, as these often serve as prerequisites for the electives. Students are urged to consult with the Sustainability Studies advisor to create the most beneficial set of courses.
For questions about this program, contact an Academic Advisor.