Sustainability in Academics

Learn how to shape our future for the better.

Sustainability education at the College makes space for both tradition and innovation. Choose majors and minors that are relevant to your interests. Unsure about your major? No matter which program interests you, you can learn through experience.  

Our affiliated programs of study prepare students to be innovative problem solvers. Gain the knowledge, career skills and experience to improve our world! 

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Sustainability is multidisciplinary. Below, you’ll find a diverse group of academic majors, minors and concentrations. What do they all have in common? A commitment to creating graduates who can guide us towards a sustainable future.
  • Undergraduate


    • Environmental and Sustainability Studies 
    • Anthropology 
    • Business Administration 
      • Hospitality and Tourism Management concentration 
      • Entrepreneurship concentration 
    • Environmental Geosciences
    • Geology 
    • Public Health 
    • Urban Studies 
    • Women's and Gender Studies 


    • Environmental and Sustainability Studies
    • Crime, Law and Society 
    • Entrepreneurship 
    • Leadership for Sustainability 

  • Graduate

    • Environmental and Sustainability Studies 
    • Business Administration 
    • Historic Preservation and Community Planning 

  • Certifications

    • Cultural Sustainability Certificate 
    • Sustainability and 21st Century Business Solutions 

Experiential Learning

Learn by doing. Gain real-world experiences. Apply your knowledge and skills to enact change. Explore what sustainability means to Charleston.  Experiential programs include: