ESST Concentrations

Environmental Advocacy, Education & Activism

The focus is on gaining knowledge and skills to help shift social, political and educational structures and processes toward sustainability. Work and policy analysis is at multiple levels: local, regional, national, international. Graduates from this concentration would be prepared to work in environmental advocacy, education, or policy development with non-profit or government organizations.

Concentration Core Course:
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ESST 2013 Environmental Justice and Equity

 

Sustainable Community Development

The focus is on gaining knowledge and skill to help shift individual lifestyles and communities toward sustainability in areas such as consumer education and community planning. Graduates from this concentration would be prepared to work in education, policy and planning roles in non-profit or community-related government organizations.

Concentration Core Course:
CODE 2033 Sustainable Community Development

 

Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Sustainability

The focus is on gaining knowledge and skill to help shift businesses and organizations toward sustainability in areas such as organizational development and training, procurement, and policy development. Graduates from this concentration would be prepared to work in small businesses, corporations or government organizations.

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BUSI 2763 Organizations and Sustainability

 

Environmental Thought and Practice

The focus is on the evolution and development of sustainability concepts from multiple perspectives across time. Attention is paid to critical and philosophical perspectives of the implementation of sustainability in thought and practice. Graduates from this concentration would be prepared to move on to graduate work and teaching in environment related disciplines and/or might work as writers or philosophers in a range of roles.

Concentration Core Course:
PHIL 2303 Critical Perspectives on Environmental Issues