Environmental & Sustainability Studies

Environmental and sustainability studies delve into crucial questions about the significance of a healthy environment for human well-being, climate change's impact on vulnerable communities, the role of property rights in economic policy, and the importance of sustainable food production.

This interdisciplinary field at the College of Charleston combines natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, and business courses to foster a comprehensive understanding of environmental issues at various levels. The program prepares students to navigate complex societal challenges and offers a competitive advantage in both professional and academic pursuits. Faculty expertise spans conservation biology, natural disasters, pollution, cultural values, sustainable urban design, and intersectional environmental justice issues.

Environmental and Sustainability Studies is available to you as a Bachelors of Science degree, Bachelors of Arts degree or as a complimentary minor to virtually any field of study you may be considering.

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