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Bachelor of Arts in Environment and Sustainability

LICENCIATURA EN HUMANIDADES
Environment and Sustainability

The Environment and Sustainability program is based in an awareness that addressing the 21st century’s pressing social and environmental problems requires a holistic, systems approach that considers the complex relationships between humans and their social, technological and ecological environments. This innovative, interdisciplinary degree program draws together the environmental, natural and social sciences; sustainability and resilience planning and politics; and extensive hands-on experience and professional preparation via internships, research design and implementation, sustainability problem solving, student research, experiential and service learning, community engagement, and leadership development. Committed to social change and the need for positive, proactive transformation of human-ecological relations, from beginning to end the Environment and Sustainability program is designed to equip students with the skills they need to become thinkers and practitioners capable of reimagining and reinventing human- environment relations in the age of climate change.


LO QUE DICEN NUESTROS ALUMNOS

"Disfruto rodeándome de gente con ideas afines que también se preocupa por la naturaleza y por llevar un estilo de vida más sostenible".

Kaitlyn Ivey, B.A. Human Ecology (Environment and Sustainability) student

B.A. Environment and Sustainability
UNA MIRADA MÁS CERCANA

“Environment and Sustainability is the study of the relationship between people and their environments. It’s about learning to understand the world through a complex systems lens and to design solutions to the problems that we face in the world now through that lens. Environment and Sustainability students in our program study the different ways around that world, throughout different points in time people have adapted their environments and created whole worlds out of that.” -Dr. Stephanie Wakefield

Lo que aprenderá

#1 – This program is designed to train all majors in the core perspectives and methods of Environment and Sustainability while giving students the freedom to select their own area of focus, from environmental policy and planning, climate adaptation, and food systems sustainability to urban resilience and the ecology of health and wellness.

#2 - Incorpora una experiencia práctica y profesional significativa para preparar a los estudiantes a alcanzar sus objetivos académicos y profesionales después de la graduación.

#3 - Diseñado para preparar a los estudiantes para puestos en la amplia gama de profesiones en las que la sostenibilidad, la gestión medioambiental y el pensamiento y diseño de sistemas socio-ecológicos desempeñan papeles importantes.

#4 - Capacita a los estudiantes para ser líderes en el siglo XXI. Los graduados son agentes de cambio positivo capaces de comunicar y analizar cuestiones complejas, como el calentamiento global, más allá de los límites disciplinarios tradicionales. Pueden encontrar soluciones prácticas y transformadoras a nuestros acuciantes retos sociales y medioambientales.

Diseño del programa

Through small classes and hands-on research, as well as services and professional experience, Life U’s B.A. in Environment and Sustainability provides you with an understanding of the diverse ways people relate to their environments; the webs of politics, power and ecology that shape contemporary systems; and the latest sustainability, resilience and adaptation approaches for the age of climate change. With a focus on engaged and active learning, which includes team activities, one-on-one interaction with faculty mentors and hands-on experience both on and off campus.

For more information on degree specifics, requirements and curriculum offerings, please see the Catálogo académico.

Oportunidades de carrera

  • Científico ambientalista, especializado en salud
  • Planificador de restauración ambiental
  • Ecologista industrial
  • Especialista en recursos hídricos
  • Compliance Manager
  • Gerente de asuntos regulatorios
  • El analista climático


Environment and Sustainability CAREER
ESTADÍSTICAS Y DATOS


A Living Life en Life U Podcast interview with Dr. Stephanie Wakefield

Environment and Sustainability DEGREE
RECURSOS


Life U Académico
NOTICIAS

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