Education & Research
Environmental majors are popular at the University of Vermont with many students enrolled in the following colleges and departments:
- Environmental Studies majors and minors in 4 colleges, including a track in Sustainability Studies;
- Environmental Science majors across 3 college units; and
- majors in The Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources (RSENR) in both Environmental Studies and Environmental Science as well as Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries Biology, Recreation Management, and Natural Resources.
In addition, UVM offers classes on energy efficiency and renewable energy across departments including:
- Animal Science;
- Mechanical Engineering;
- Civil & Environmental Engineering;
- Education and Culture;
- Environmental Science;
- Environmental Studies;
- Nutrition and Food Science;
- Natural Resources;
- Public Administration;
- Economics; and
- Plant & Soil Science.
The Office of Sustainability has begun to evaluate UVM's sustainability in the co-curricular section of STARS.
The following summary pie chart illustrates how many points UVM may get for each credit by the amount that each piece of the pie is filled in:
Click on a category in the menu to the left to find out more about UVM's initiatives for a specific operations topic.
UVM currently does not track sustainability efforts in curriculum and research; however, please check back at a later date to see our progress.