The Environmental Systems Science and Sustainability (ESSS) major provides an interdisciplinary and socially transformative academic program that prepares the next generation of environmental scientists and citizens.
You will study today’s complex environmental challenges and explore potential sustainable solutions through engaging hands-on technology and laboratory-based learning experiences. Many of our students participate in field expeditions and research, oftentimes internationally.
You will supplement your classroom learning with a professional internship. This experience will help prepare you for a career in a growing and vibrant job sector. Employment prospects for environmental scientists and specialists are projected to grow faster than the average over the next decade.
Graduates from this program will be our future’s environmental leaders, systems thinkers, problem solvers, change agents, decision makers, and effective interdisciplinary communicators.