Environmental Studies and Sustainability Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Environmental Studies and Sustainability BA Program:

  1. Students will understand key sustainability concepts and become practiced at applying these principles to real world problems.
  2. Students will be able to use interdisciplinary and collaborative decision-making processes to devise practical solutions for managing environmental problems.
  3. Students will be able to analyze and critique sustainability issues balancing multiple disciplinary perspectives and research approaches (e.g., social, ecological, ethical, philosophical, political, and economic). 
  4. Students will demonstrate analytical proficiencies, both quantitative and qualitative, to support data-driven decisions.
  5. Students will understand the system interactions and feedbacks between human activities and social institutions and the natural environment.
  6. Students will be experienced in communicating their learnings both in writing, visually, and orally, and for specific and general audiences.