Bachelor's Degree in Sustainability in North America

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A bachelor's degree is awarded at the successful completion of an undergraduate academic program. It is often the first degree a student received in his or her academic career. It typically takes four years of full-time study to earn a bachelor’s degree.

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Bachelor in Environmental Sustainability

Oral Roberts University
Campus Full time 8 semesters September 2017 USA Tulsa

The bachelor of science degree with a major in environmental sustainability is designed to allow students to combine training in the fundamentals of environmental science with instruction in other pertinent fields of study. [+]

Bachelors in Sustainability in North America 2017. The bachelor of science degree with a major in environmental sustainability is designed to allow students to combine training in the fundamentals of environmental science with instruction in other pertinent fields of study. Stewardship of the environment and management of natural resources are seen as essential steps to providing for the needs of future generations. Such endeavors involve a wide range of professional disciplines. In this degree, students will complete a core of environmental classes and also pursue two minors from a list that includes sociology, social justice, business, government, international relations, biology, chemistry, writing, journalism, missions and recreation management. The degree will prepare students to seek graduate degrees in related specialties. Outcomes Environmental sustainability training is applicable to a wide range of careers. In today’s world, laws and regulations require most businesses and organizations to assess their impact on the environment. As such, managers, advisors, planners and consultants are needed in city, state and federal government; heavy industry, utility, construction and energy companies; food distributors, organic farming and ecotourism. In addition to being an environmental compliance officer in a specified business, sustainability specialists are employed by a large number of nongovernmental organizations whose focus is on conservation and land management as well as protection of the rights of disadvantaged peoples. These careers range from wildlife biologists and land managers to technical writers and policy experts. Professions in law and finance include environmental specialties in which practice is exclusively focused on sustainability. [-]

Baccalaureate in Natural Resource Management

Glenville State College
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Charleston

The baccalaureate degree in Natural Resource Management provides students with the knowledge, analytical and practical skills, and decision-making competencies to protect and use effectively our renewable resources. [+]

Baccalaureate in Natural Resource Management The Department of Land Resources prides itself on its hands-on approach to learning. Students are provided experiences that duplicate real world applications as closely as possible. Housed in the Land plenty Center within the Waco Center, the Department has state-of-the-art facilities and about 300 acres of land adjacent to the building for outdoor projects. A greenhouse and sawmill are located on the property for student use along with storage buildings for timber harvesting equipment. A computer lab is available for the appropriate classes. The lab contains computers, plotters, a scanner, and software that replicate those used in government, business, and industry offices. A wide array of hand tools, large equipment, and instruments suitable for field labs are available to enhance instruction and learning. Global positioning systems (GPS) and geographic information systems (GIS) technologies are used in several classes. The baccalaureate degree in Natural Resource Management provides students with the knowledge, analytical and practical skills, and decision-making competencies to protect and use effectively our renewable resources. Students receive instruction on ecosystem function, environmental assessment, geospatial analysis, and management. Further, the Program integrates course offerings from the Department of Science and Mathematics, Department of Business, and Department of Social Science. The degree encompasses general education, a Natural Resource Management core, seven major concentration areas and a block elective component. The seven degree concentrations are Applied Science, Business Management, Criminal Justice, Environmental Science, Forest Technology, Landman Technology, and Land Surveying Technology. Two associate degree programs are offered, Forest Technology and Land Surveying Technology. Students completing these associate degree programs can matriculate seamlessly into the Natural Resource Management degree program. The Forest Technology Program has been recognized by the Society of American Foresters (SAF) since 1971. In 2009, SAF began the transition from recognition to full accreditation of forest technology degree programs. The program is currently a candidate for accreditation. There are only 22 accredited programs in the country. Graduates can become registered under state law to practice forest management in West Virginia. Graduates of the Land Surveying associate degree program receive a surveyor intern status as the curriculum is approved by the West Virginia Board of Examiners of Land Surveyors and the degree provides two of the six years required for licensure. The associate degree programs, like the baccalaureate program, have active advisory committees comprised of representatives from government, business, and industry. These advisory bodies ensure that classes are continually updated and meet the needs of industry and government. Job opportunities remain strong for graduates of the three degree programs. [-]

Engineer In Sustainable Development

ITESM - Campus Ciudad de Mexico
Campus Full time 9 semesters July 2017 Mexico Monterrey

The program in Sustainable Development Engineering ITESM, has a focus on developing projects for efficient use of energy and waste management by incorporating new technologies, new materials and alternative energy. [+]

This description corresponds to the program taught here in Mexico City Campus. It is a professional able to understand the phenomena and mechanisms in the generation and efficient use of energy, emissions management, recycling and reuse of waste water and in the middle thinking environment and society. Currently over 50% of the world population lives in urban areas, and over 15% in megacities, thereby causing problems of water supply, energy, transport and problems of environmental degradation associated with handling liquid discharges, emissions to air and solid waste generation. Soon, the meeting of the United Nations will be effected to ratify and monitor related international agreement signed in Kyoto Climate Change in 1997. This agreement aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions for 37 industrialized countries and the European Community are established. At this summit to be held in Copenhagen in late 2009, the agreements are renewed commitments relating to climate change and is expected to developing countries like ours to gain some level of commitment to limit emissions of greenhouse gases. Sustainable development is defined as "development that meets the needs of present generations without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs" believes, therefore, that it is essential the interrelationship between social, economic and environmental factors to improve the quality of human life, and further provides that this must be true for present and for future generations. Under this environment, it is expected that clean technologies are an industry of high growth, value and investment in this century, as in many countries are generating government schemes to support and promote these technologies. The program in Sustainable Development Engineering ITESM, has a focus on developing projects for efficient use of energy and waste management by incorporating new technologies, new materials and alternative energy. ... [-]