Suffolk’s Environmental Studies program examines the interplay and development of environmental issues from the local to the global.You’ll choose from courses in natural sciences, ethics, environmental justice, social science, and humanities. In today’s world, many industries grapple with how to incorporate sustainable solutions and green initiatives, so you’ll be empowered to launch a career in one of the world’s most in-demand sectors. Many students pursue sustainable business, environmental advocacy, environmental education, and work with sustainable food systems after graduation.
Explore Your Passions
Because the major is interdisciplinary, you can build a curriculum that suits your interests. Many students focus on:
- Environmental advocacy, with courses in economics and government
- Sustainability, with courses in science, communications, and management
- Sustainable food systems, with courses in biology and government
Additionally, Suffolk offers an honors program in Environmental Studies, where students complete a thesis that focuses specifically on their area of interest.