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Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies & Sustainability

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Become an agent for change

Learn how physical processes interact with one another on Earth's ever-changing landscape

The Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies and Sustainability (BSESS) offers students the opportunity to develop their capacity for understanding vast environmental issues, both local and global.

With this transdisciplinary program, professionals can emerge well-equipped with the knowledge necessary to tackle complex problems with environmentally sustainable solutions. An exciting journey awaits those eager to become agents that influence positive change on Earth's physical processes.

Find innovative solutions for a more sustainable future

Invest in the skill set needed to create lasting environmental solutions

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies & Sustainability Program requirements

Program Requirements

At the Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies & Sustainability degree level, students can anticipate four years filled with exploration and learning as they complete 40 credits worth of General Education courses and choose an additional 15-credit Minor from any other discipline.

Ultimately, a total 122 credit commitment will provide future graduates with the expertise to pursue successful careers in sustainability positions.

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies & Sustainability Major core courses

Major Core Courses

  • Chemistry for the Environment
  • Climatology
  • Environmental Science
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Sustainable Earth Systems
  • Environmental Ethics
  • Environmental Laws and Policies
  • Environmental Economics and Circular Economy
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies & Sustainability Optional courses

Optional Courses

  • Hydrology and Water Resources
  • Environment and Infection
  • Ecology of Species Invasion
  • Facets of Sustainability
  • Religion and the Natural World
  • Global Politics of Water
  • Environmental Dimensions of Security
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies & Sustainability Career opportunities

Career Opportunities

The BSESS Program provides a unique opportunity to acquire the necessary skills and knowledge needed in today's world.

Experienced professionals will be able to understand complex interactions between ecology, society, and economics, enabling their successful application within various organizations on multiple scales - from local programs all the way up through international environmental monitoring agencies.

Graduates of this program are qualified for employment both in Morocco as well as abroad due to its universally applicable principles around environmental management that can benefit any industry or sector.

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies & Sustainability Intended Learning Outcomes

Intended Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the B.S. in Environmental Studies & Sustainability will be expected to:

  • Understand the interconnectedness of Earth's physical processes;
  • Understand the impacts human activities have on Earth's systems;
  • Demonstrates sufficient analytical and critical thinking skills to conduct research on environmental issues;
  • Use appropriate tools to assess environmental impacts;
  • Critically evaluate environmental policies and strategies.
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies & Sustainability Catalog

BSESS Catalog

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