Find Sustainability-Related Degrees

Sustainability degree programs listed below include those that may feature sustainability themes as well as degree programs with specific sustainability learning outcomes, which meet the parameters issued by the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System(STARS) to which NC State reports (use search term “STARS” to find these degree programs). Students in NC State’s EcoVillage compiled this list as part of a capstone project in 2015. Staff reviewed the list for quality and consistency, but omissions or inaccuracies may occur since the list is representative of a snapshot in time. Report necessary corrections

 

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Academic College
Level
Type
Description
Chemical Engineering (PhD, MS, MR)College of EngineeringGraduateDegreeAn ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability. (Meets STARS requirements for sustainability learning outcomes)
Aerospace Engineering (BS)College of EngineeringUndergraduateDegreeAn ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability. (Meets STARS requirements for sustainability learning outcomes)
Agri & Environmental Tech (BS)College of Agriculture and Life SciencesUndergraduateDegreeThis degree program has possible sustainability themes.
Agricultural and Environmental Technology (Certificate)College of Agriculture and Life SciencesUndergraduateMinorThis minor has possible sustainability themes.
Agricultural and Extension Education (EdD)College of Agriculture and Life SciencesGraduateDegreeThis degree program has possible sustainability themes.
Agricultural and Resource Economics (MS)Poole College of ManagementGraduateDegreeThis degree program has possible sustainability themes.
Agricultural Education (Certificate)College of Agriculture and Life SciencesGraduateCertificateThis certificate program has possible sustainability themes.
Agricultural Education (MS, MR)College of Agriculture and Life SciencesGraduateDegreeThis degree program has possible sustainability themes.
Agricultural Education (BS)College of Agriculture and Life SciencesUndergraduateDegreeThis degree program has possible sustainability themes.
Agricultural Leadership (Certificate)College of Agriculture and Life SciencesUndergraduateCertificateThis certificate program has possible sustainability themes.
Agricultural Science (BS)College of Agriculture and Life SciencesUndergraduateDegreeThis degree program has possible sustainability themes.
Agroecology (Minor)College of Agriculture and Life SciencesUndergraduateMinorAgroecology instruction provides students a fundamental understanding of agriculture and its interaction with natural and social systems. Students selecting the Agroecology minor will gain an understanding of modern production agriculture from an ecological and sociological perspective, obtain new skills in analyzing agricultural systems, and the knowledge to design a plan for change. This knowledge will improve a student's ability to work with agricultural professionals to implement a system that meets ecological and social needs while remaining profitable for farmers. (Meets STARS requirements for sustainability learning outcomes)
Agronomic Crop Production (Certificate)College of Agriculture and Life SciencesUndergraduateCertificateThe courses in this program provide an understanding of the importance of agronomic crops for our state and national economy; how agronomic growth, development, and yield interact with environmental factors during the production season; sustainable production systems for agronomic crops; and marketing and distribution issues of these crops that can be related to world hunger. (Meets STARS requirements for sustainability learning outcomes)
Applied Ecology (Minor)College of Agriculture and Life SciencesUndergraduateMinorThis minor has possible sustainability themes.
Architecture (MR)College of DesignGraduateDegreeArchitects must have the ability to build abstract relationships and understand the impact of ideas based on research and analysis of multiple theoretical, social, political, economic, cultural and environmental contexts. Students should be able to design sites, facilities, and systems to provide independent and integrated use by individuals with physical (including mobility), sensory, and cognitive disabilities. Students should be able to design projects that optimize, conserve, or reuse natural and built resources, provide healthful environments for occupants/users, and reduce the environmental impacts of building construction and operations on future generations through means such as carbon-neutral design, bioclimatic design, and energy efficiency. Students should be able to respond to site characteristics such as soil, topography, vegetation, and watershed in the development of a project. Students should be able to apply the basic principles of life-safety systems with an emphasis on egress. Students should be able to produce a comprehensive architectural project that demonstrates each student’s capacity to make design decisions across scales while integrating the following: Design Thinking, Technical Documentation, Investigative Skills, Ordering Systems, Historical Traditions and Global Culture, Accessibility Sustainability, Site Design, Life Safety, Environmental Systems, Structural Systems. (Meets STARS requirements for sustainability learning outcomes)
Biological and Agricultural Engineering (PhD, MS, MR)College of Engineering and College of Agriculture and Life SciencesGraduateDegreeThis degree program has possible sustainability themes.
Biological Engineering (BS)College of EngineeringUndergraduateDegreeGraduates within the first five years will be professionally responsible in performing engineering tasks at an appropriate level of expertise and willing to accept the ethical responsibility for the social and environmental impacts of engineering practices. An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability. (Meets STARS requirements for sustainability learning outcomes)
Biological Sciences (BS)College of SciencesUndergraduateDegreeThis degree program has possible sustainability themes.
Biomedical Engineering (BS)College of EngineeringUndergraduateDegreeAn ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability. (Meets STARS requirements for sustainability learning outcomes)
Chemical Engineering (BS)College of EngineeringUndergraduateDegreeAn ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability. (Meets STARS requirements for sustainability learning outcomes)
City Design (Certificate)College of DesignGraduateCertificateThis certificate program has possible sustainability themes.
Civil Engineering (PhD, MS, MR)College of EngineeringGraduateDegreeAn ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability. (Meets STARS requirements for sustainability learning outcomes)
Civil Engineering (BS)College of EngineeringUndergraduateDegreeThis degree program has possible sustainability themes.
Climate Change and Society (MR)College of SciencesGraduateDegreeThis is a one year degree combining climate change science and climate-sensitive social-economic sector information for the development of sound decisions for adaptation to and mitigation of climate change. (Meets STARS requirements for sustainability learning outcomes)
Computer Engineering (PhD, MS)College of EngineeringGraduateDegreeAn ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability. (Meets STARS requirements for sustainability learning outcomes)
Computer Engineering (BS)College of EngineeringUndergraduateDegreeAn ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability. (Meets STARS requirements for sustainability learning outcomes)
Computer Science (PhD, MS, MR)College of EngineeringGraduateDegreeAn ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability. (Meets STARS requirements for sustainability learning outcomes)
Computer Science (BS)College of EngineeringUndergraduateDegreeAn ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability. (Meets STARS requirements for sustainability learning outcomes)
Construction Engineering (BS)College of EngineeringUndergraduateDegreeAn ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability. (Meets STARS requirements for sustainability learning outcomes)
Crop Science (Minor)College of Agriculture and Life SciencesUndergraduateMinorThis minor provides a basic understanding of the requirements for successful field crop production and the role crop species and management practices play in a broad spectrum of sustainable agricultural enterprises. Provide a strong background in Crop Science to the variety of disciplines which interact in some way with field crop production; Clarify the role crop species and rotational sequences play in agricultural enterprises both in the United States and globally to increase our quality of life; and
Identify strategies either in use or being researched to increase the compatibility of crop species with their environment to achieve yield stability, suitable quality of product, and sustainability of the production enterprise. (Meets STARS requirements for sustainability learning outcomes)
Crop Science (PhD, MS, MR)College of Agriculture and Life SciencesGraduateDegreeCrop scientists seek to improve the productivity, profitability, sustainability and quality of our major food, feed and fiber crops, enhance the quality of our turf and vegetative covers and improve the nutrient and economic health of citizens in our state, nation and world. Crop Science is an exciting field with a great diversity of career opportunities. (Meets STARS requirements for sustainability learning outcomes)
Electric Power Systems (MS, MR)College of EngineeringGraduateDegreeThis degree program has possible sustainability themes.
Electrical Engineering (BS)College of EngineeringUndergraduateDegreeAn ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability. (Meets STARS requirements for sustainability learning outcomes)
Energy and Technology in Architecture (Certificate)College of DesignGraduateCertificateThis certificate program has possible sustainability themes.
Engineering (BS)College of EngineeringUndergraduateDegreeAn ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability. (Meets STARS requirements for sustainability learning outcomes)
Environmental Design in Architecture (BS)College of DesignUndergraduateDegreeSustainability: Ability to design projects that optimize, conserve, or reuse natural and built resources, provide healthful environments for occupants/users, and reduce the environmental impacts of building construction and operations on future generations through means such as carbon­neutral design, bioclimatic design, and energy efficiency. (Meets STARS requirements for sustainability learning outcomes)
Environmental Assessment (Certificate)College of Agriculture and Life SciencesGraduateCertificateThis certificate program has possible sustainability themes.
Environmental Assessment (MR)College of Agriculture and Life SciencesGraduateDegreeThis degree program has possible sustainability themes.
Environmental Engineering (MS, MR)College of EngineeringGraduateDegreeThis degree program has possible sustainability themes.
Environmental Engineering (BS)College of EngineeringUndergraduateDegreeThis degree program has possible sustainability themes.
Environmental Sciences (Minor)Division of Academic and Student AffairsUndergraduateMinorThis minor has possible sustainability themes.
Environmental Sciences (BS)Division of Academic and Student AffairsUndergraduateDegreeStudents will communicate a scientific understanding of environmental issues to both professional and lay audiences. Students will integrate and apply in-depth knowledge of scientific disciplines (such as chemistry, biology) to solve environmental problems. Students will be able to explain current and future energy systems. Students will be able to explain the mechanisms of climate change and the effects on their future careers and personal lives. Students will be able to explain the need to advance sustainability in their careers and personal lives. (Meets STARS requirements for sustainability learning outcomes)
Environmental Technology & Management (BS)College of Natural ResourcesUndergraduateDegreeStudents should demonstrate comprehension of the chemical, physical and biological components of Earth’s environment and how human and natural disturbances influence that environment. Students should demonstrate comprehension of the social, political, ecological, and economic framework in which environmental assessment and management decisions are made and in which environmental technologists must function. (Meets STARS requirements for sustainability learning outcomes)
Environmental Toxicology (Minor)College of SciencesUndergraduateMinorThis minor has possible sustainability themes.
Ethics (Minor)College of Humanities and Social SciencesUndergraduateMinorThis minor has possible sustainability themes.
Fisheries Sciences (Minor)College of Natural ResourcesUndergraduateMinorThis minor has possible sustainability themes.
Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology (PhD, MS, MR)College of Natural ResourcesGraduateDegreePrepare graduates to be effective scientists and professionals in their chosen fields with an understanding of the social, economic, and environmental implications of their work. (Meets STARS requirements for sustainability learning outcomes)
Fisheries, Wildlife, Conservation (BS)College of Natural ResourcesUndergraduateDegreeThis degree program has possible sustainability themes.
Forest Biomaterials (PhD, MS, MR)College of Natural ResourcesGraduateDegreePrepare graduates as effective and creative technical professionals for the global forest biomaterials industry, with the ability to generate and apply engineering, scientific and management principles for the solution of complex, real-world problems, and to understanding the social, economic and environmental implications of their work. (Meets STARS requirements for sustainability learning outcomes)
Forest Management (Minor)College of Natural ResourcesUndergraduateMinorThe goals of the minor are to provide elementary knowledge of forest management, appreciation for the value of forest resources, and understanding of the need for sustainable management. (Meets STARS requirements for sustainability learning outcomes)
Forestry Management (BS)College of Natural ResourcesUndergraduateDegreeApply a broad perspective to forest management. To show that they can analyze the economic and social effects of forest management actions, giving particular attention to clients' objectives and the needs of various groups of people affected by the action. To show that they can assess the long-term environmental effects of forest management actions, the impact on all the eco-system components affected by the action: wildlife, water, soil, air, as well as trees. To show that they possess a strong ethical sense of stewardship for the environment. (Meets STARS requirements for sustainability learning outcomes)
Forestry and Environmental Resources (PhD, MS, MR)College of Natural ResourcesGraduateDegreePrepare graduates for successful professional careers in forestry and natural resource related disciplines at the local, regional, or national scales, with an understanding of the impact of society, markets, and government on the practice of forest resource management. Provide specific technical coursework and skills in biology, measurements, management, and policy and administration that will prepare graduates to qualify as registered and certified foresters and for professional practice and for effective stewardship of forest resources. (Meets STARS requirements for sustainability learning outcomes)
General Horticulture (Certificate)College of Agriculture and Life SciencesUndergraduateCertificateThis certificate program has possible sustainability themes.
Geology (BA/BS)College of SciencesUndergraduateDegreeThis degree program has possible sustainability themes.
Global Perspectives (Certificate)Division of Academic and Student AffairsUndergraduateCertificateThis certificate program has possible sustainability themes.
Health (Minor)Division of Academic and Student AffairsUndergraduateMinorThis minor has possible sustainability themes.
Health, Medicine and Human Values (Minor)College of Humanities and Social SciencesUndergraduateMinorThis minor has possible sustainability themes.
Horticultural Science (Minor)College of Agriculture and Life SciencesUndergraduateMinorThis minor has possible sustainability themes.
Horticultural Science (Certificate)College of Agriculture and Life SciencesGraduateCertificateThis certificate program has possible sustainability themes.
Horticultural Science (PhD, MS, MR)College of Agriculture and Life SciencesGraduateDegreeThis degree program has possible sustainability themes.
Horticultural Science (BS)College of Agriculture and Life SciencesUndergraduateDegreeDescribe the economic, social, and cultural relevance of horticulture.
Industrial Design (B)College of DesignUndergraduateDegreeFoundational, intermediate, and advanced designing of products and systems in terms of how they are developed, realized, and distributed; how do they address user needs of value, aesthetics, functionality, and safety; and how are they relevant to environmental, ecological, and societal issues of responsible universal design. Students will frame, solve, and evaluate design problems in terms of the fit between form and context with particular attention to usefulness, usability, desirability, sustainability, feasibility, and viability. Students will address issues of scale and complexity in framing and solving design problems through practices such as interdisciplinary collaboration, system-level design methods, division of labor, and concern for lifespan and sustainability. Students will demonstrate concern for designing for and with people by applying user-centered methods; recognizing social and cultural perspectives; resolving competing values in design solutions; and addressing increasing need for user participation in the design process. (Meets STARS requirements for sustainability learning outcomes)
Industrial Engineering (BS)College of EngineeringUndergraduateDegreeAn ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context. (Meets STARS requirements for sustainability learning outcomes)
Interdisciplinary Studies (BA/BS)College of Humanities and Social SciencesUndergraduateDegreeThis degree program has possible sustainability themes.
Landscape Architecture (Minor)College of DesignUndergraduateMinorThis minor has possible sustainability themes.
Landscape Architecture (MR)College of DesignGraduateDegreeThis degree program has possible sustainability themes.
Leadership in Agriculture and Life Sciences (Minor)Leadership in Agriculture and Life SciencesUndergraduateMinorThis minor has possible sustainability themes.
Leadership in Public Sector (BS)College of Humanities and Social SciencesUndergraduateDegreeThis degree program has possible sustainability themes.
Leadership in the Public Sector (Certificate)College of Humanities and Social SciencesUndergraduateCertificateThis certificate program has possible sustainability themes.
Marine Sciences (BS)College of SciencesUndergraduateDegreeThis degree program has possible sustainability themes.
Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences (PhD, MS)College of SciencesGraduateDegreeThis degree program has possible sustainability themes.
Mechanical Engineering (BS)College of EngineeringUndergraduateDegreeAn ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context. (Meets STARS requirements for sustainability learning outcomes)
Meteorology (Minor)College of SciencesUndergraduateMinorThis minor has possible sustainability themes.
Meteorology (BS)College of SciencesUndergraduateDegreeThis degree program has possible sustainability themes.
Native American Studies (Minor)College of Humanities and Social SciencesUndergraduateMinorThis minor has possible sustainability themes.
Natural Resources (MS, MR)College of Natural ResourcesGraduateDegreePrepare graduates to be effective scientists and professionals in their chosen fields with an understanding of the social, economic, and environmental implications of their work. Students will demonstrate an awareness of current social, economic and environmental issues in their field and the ability to articulate the implications of their work with respect to those issues. (Meets STARS requirements for sustainability learning outcomes)
Natural Resources (BS)College of Natural ResourcesUndergraduateDegreeLearning how to manage and conserve natural resources through a holistic approach prepares students to meet global challenges that face our natural resources now and in the future. As these global challenges increase, we need natural resource managers and analysts who can combine science, economics, policy and an understanding of human behavior. (Meets STARS requirements for sustainability learning outcomes)
Nonprofit Management (Certificate)College of Humanities and Social SciencesGraduateCertificateThis certificate program has possible sustainability themes.
Nonprofit Studies (Minor)College of Humanities and Social SciencesUndergraduateMinorThis minor has possible sustainability themes.
Nuclear Engineering (BS)College of EngineeringUndergraduateDegreeAn ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability.The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context. (Meets STARS requirements for sustainability learning outcomes)
Nutrition (Minor)College of Agriculture and Life SciencesUndergraduateMinorThis minor has possible sustainability themes.
Nutrition (PhD, MS, MR)College of Agriculture and Life SciencesGraduateDegreeThis degree program has possible sustainability themes.
Nutrition Science (BS)College of Agriculture and Life SciencesUndergraduateDegreeThis degree program has possible sustainability themes.
Outdoor Leadership (Minor)Division of Academic and Student AffairsUndergraduateMinorThis minor has possible sustainability themes.
Paper Science and Engineering (BS)College of Natural ResourcesUndergraduateDegreeThey are effective engineers and leaders in the paper, chemical process and related industries, applying fundamental principles of science, mathematics, engineering, and economics to solve problems. They make decisions and develop solutions with consideration of the possible effects on others, on the environment, and on the world; they subscribe to established standards for safety and ethical behavior. An ability to design a system, component or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context. (Meets STARS requirements for sustainability learning outcomes)
Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management (BS)College of Natural ResourcesUndergraduateDegreeNatural Resources concentration: Educate the public, provide programs for youth and assess the environment to ensure economic, cultural and ecological sustainability. Program management concentration: Utilizing best business practices, such as marketing, budgeting and programming, leisure professionals work to enhance the community’s image by creating quality recreation programs and events that address societal concerns – such as physical health, juvenvile delinquency and economic sustainability in the community that they serve. Tourism and Commercial Management concentration: The tourism profession consists of planning, marketing and promoting tourism that is rooted in nature, culture, heritage and sports. Tourism professionals attract visitors to tourism destinations and conservation areas in order to create healthy, economically sustainable communities. (Meets STARS requirements for sustainability learning outcomes)
Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management (Minor)College of Natural ResourcesUndergraduateMinorThis minor has possible sustainability themes.
Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management (PhD, MS, MR)College of Natural ResourcesGraduateDegreeThis degree program has possible sustainability themes.
Plant and Soil Sciences (BS)College of Agriculture and Life SciencesUndergraduateDegreeThis degree program has possible sustainability themes.
Plant Biology (Minor)College of Agriculture and Life SciencesUndergraduateMinorThis minor has possible sustainability themes.
Plant Biology (PhD, MS, MR)College of Agriculture and Life SciencesGraduateDegreeThis degree program has possible sustainability themes.
Plant Biology (BS)College of Agriculture and Life SciencesUndergraduateDegreeThis degree program has possible sustainability themes.
Plant Pathology (PhD, MS, MR)College of Agriculture and Life SciencesGraduateDegreeThis degree program has possible sustainability themes.
Plant Pests, Pathogens, and People (Certificate)College of Agriculture and Life SciencesUndergraduateCertificateThis certificate program has possible sustainability themes.
Renewable Electric Energy Systems (Certificate)College of Natural ResourcesGraduateCertificateThis certificate program has possible sustainability themes.
Renewable Energy Assessment (Certificate)College of Natural ResourcesUndergraduateCertificateThis certificate program has possible sustainability themes.
Renewable Energy Assessment (Minor)College of Natural ResourcesUndergraduateMinorThis minor has possible sustainability themes.
Science Education (PhD, MS, MEd)College of EducationGraduateDegreeThis degree program has possible sustainability themes.
Science Education (BS)College of EducationUndergraduateDegreeThis degree program has possible sustainability themes.
Science, Technologhy, and Society (BA/BS)College of Humanities and Social SciencesUndergraduateDegreeThis degree program has possible sustainability themes.
Science, Technology, and Society (Minor)College of Humanities and Social SciencesUndergraduateMinorThis minor has possible sustainability themes.
Soil and Land Development (BS)College of Agriculture and Life SciencesUndergraduateDegreeThis degree program has possible sustainability themes.
Soil Science (Certificate)College of Agriculture and Life SciencesUndergraduateCertificateThis certificate program has possible sustainability themes.
Soil Science (Minor)College of Agriculture and Life SciencesUndergraduateMinorThis minor has possible sustainability themes.
Soil Science (PhD, MS, MR)College of Agriculture and Life SciencesGraduateDegreeThis degree program has possible sustainability themes.
Sustainable Energy (Minor)Division of Academic and Student AffairsUndergraduateMinorThis minor has possible sustainability themes.
Sustainable Materials and Technology (BS)College of Natural ResourcesUndergraduateDegreeThe United Nations states that sustainability is a “call for a decent standard of living for everyone today without compromising the needs of future generations”. This includes consideration of the three sustainable development goals: economic development, social development, and environmental protection. The combination of technical insights and an appreciation of these sustainability goals will allow SMT students to understand and create novel solutions to the challenges facing our society as we select materials for our houses and buildings, energy and chemical alternatives, and value-added furnishings. (Meets STARS requirements for sustainability learning outcomes)
Sustainable Materials and Technology (Minor)College of Natural ResourcesUndergraduateMinorThe minor will provide students with a basic understanding of sustainability as applied to materials (e.g., wood, agricultural products, etc.) and the manufacturing processes that are used to convert them into a multitude of different products. (Meets STARS requirements for sustainability learning outcomes)
Technical and Scientific Communication (Minor)College of Humanities and Social SciencesUndergraduateMinorThis minor has possible sustainability themes.
Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialization (Certificate)Poole College of ManagementGraduateCertificateThis certificate program has possible sustainability themes.
Textile Engineering (BS)College of EngineeringUndergraduateDegreeAn ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context. (Meets STARS requirements for sustainability learning outcomes)
Textile Technology (BS)College of TextilesUndergraduateDegreeAn ability to design a functional textile system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as technology, economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability. An ability to understand the impact of technology in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility. (Meets STARS requirements for sustainability learning outcomes)
Watershed Assessment and Restoration (Certificate)College of Engineering and College of Agriculture and Life SciencesGraduateCertificateThis certificate program has possible sustainability themes.
Wetland Assessment (Minor)College of Natural ResourcesUndergraduateMinorThis minor has possible sustainability themes.
Wildlife Sciences (Minor)College of Natural ResourcesUndergraduateMinorThis minor has possible sustainability themes.
Women's and Gender Studies (Minor)College of Humanities and Social SciencesUndergraduateMinorThis minor has possible sustainability themes.
Women's and Gender Studies (BS)College of Humanities and Social SciencesUndergraduateDegreeThis degree program has possible sustainability themes.
Wood Products (BS)College of Natural ResourcesUndergraduateDegreeObjective: To provide students a broad perspective of the wood industry and its relationship to society and to the environment, and to provide students an understanding of their professional responsibility to be good stewards of the wood resource. Demonstrate understanding of forest resource availability and the demand for wood-based products both from a local and a global perspective. Understand the major environmental and societal issues, policies, and regulations that impact the manufacture and use of wood-based products. Understand the health and safety issues that impact the manufacture and use of wood. (Meets STARS requirements for sustainability learning outcomes)
Zoology (BS)College of SciencesUndergraduateDegreeThis degree program has possible sustainability themes.