Environmental & Sustainability Studies, BS

Environmental Sustainability is a field that focuses on how societies can meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. The Bachelor of Science in Environmental and Sustainability Studies program gives you both the knowledge and skills to address environmental and social crises. Complex issues, such as renewable energy, climate change, recycling and environmental security, require an interdisciplinary education that weaves together science and social science disciplines. Graduating from this program prepares you for a career in all levels of government and with non-governmental organizations and businesses.

Recommended minors: ChemistryBiologyBusiness for Non-Business Majors

Career Opportunities for Environmental & Sustainability Studies graduates

  • Energy Consultant, Sustainable Supply Chain Consultant, Responsible Sourcing Associate
  • Waste and Recycling Coordinator, Environmental Resource Manager, Environmental Compliance Specialist
  • Environmental Impact Analyst, Life Cycle Analyst, Social Responsibility Analyst, Climate Change Analyst
  • Environmental Consultant, Risk Management Director, Operations Manager
  • Sustainability Coordinator/Specialist/Consultant/Director/Strategist

Alumni Outcomes

Curious about the salaries of Dalton State Environmental & Sustainability Studies graduates and where they work? Here’s an overview. (Source: Steppingblocks, 2023)

Our alumni work here

Shaw Industries Airman USA Corp Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality Atkins Brown and Caldwell CVS Health

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