Environment and Sustainability

major minor

As an Environment & Sustainability major, you will receive interdisciplinary training in environmental science and studies, developing integrated approaches to address environmental and sustainability issues.

CHOOSE A CONCENTRATION FROM ONE OF THE FOLLOWING AREAS:

  • Environmental Biology & Applied Ecology
  • Environmental Economics
  • Environmental Humanities
  • Environmental Policy & Governance
  • Land, Air & Water Resources
  • Develop a  customized concentration

CROSS-UNIVERSITY PARTNERSHIPS

The E&S major is offered in collaboration with the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS), where you can explore additional classes.

Take advantage of resources such as the Arnot Teaching and Research Forest, Cornell Biological Field Station at Shackelton Point, Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest, Cornell Natural Areas and the Shoals Marine Lab.

Outcomes

Students graduating from this major now work for a wide variety of businesses, advocacy groups, government agencies and organizations involved in environmental sustainability efforts throughout the world. Various concentrations in the major provide students with a foundation for graduate or professional study in environmental law, public health, public policy, and many disciplines spanning the biophysical and social sciences.

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