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Applied Science & Sustainability

Integrate your desire to help the needy with your interest in the environment. Combined, your desires and training can propel you to a career in sustainability, conservation, ecology, or field research..

Our experienced professors will provide training in a wide ranging curriculum that includes:

  • Environmental Biology
  • Ecology
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Compassion

You may select from two track options when pursuing the Applied Science and Sustainability degree. The Compassion track is focused on building awareness of and knowledge in the sociological elements of applied science and sustainability. This includes an emphasis on social enterprise and community relief and development.

The Environmental Science track is designed for those planning to pursue technical aspects of the field and who are interested in gaining experience in a wide range of inter-disciplinary sciences. This track would be the preferred plan for those interested in pursuing a science-based advanced degree.

Applied Science & Sustainability: Compassion Track

Applied Science & Sustainability: Environmental Science Track

Majors: Gain scientific knowledge in the natural world as well as an understanding about the ways in which humans interact with the world and related changes. Pursue an integrated approach to environmental studies that addresses environmental, economic, and social influences on the future of our planet.

Minors: Develop a basic understanding of the world’s most pressing humanitarian needs: food and nutritional security, provision of adequate, safe water supplies, environmental remediation, and local energy security. Emphasis is placed on the utilization of natural and applied sciences to address these needs.


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