From the ecology of plants and animals in terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems to interactions among people and the environment, the Sustainability, Ecology and Policy Program offers a wide array of course options for a customizable degree pathway. Small classes with top faculty provide students the knowledge and skills they need to pursue a successful career in sustainability science, ecological systems, and environmental policy.
The Sustainability, Ecology and Policy Program allows students to shape their study of the environment. Grounded in ecological principles, students examine the intersection of environment and human systems with a focus on addressing complex societal challenges.
Sustainability, Ecology and Policy Program students learn by doing in field courses, through research opportunities, and internships.
Sustainability, Ecology and Policy faculty conduct research locally, nationally and internationally. Students can engage in research projects through internships and partnerships with faculty.
Careers and Graduate School
Graduates of the Sustainability, Ecology and Policy Program are competitive for a range of positions. Students are also well prepared to pursue graduate studies in sustainability, law, public administration, ecology, and education.