Bachelor of Arts Programs in Sustainability Studies

Compare 8 Bachelors of Arts in Sustainability Studies

Sustainability Studies

Those looking to obtain an undergraduate degree may be interested in a Bachelor of Arts (BA) program, which usually takes about four years to complete. A BA is the study of the arts, which includes topics such as music, dance, English, communications and more. With a BA, students are ready to find a profession related to one of these fields.

What is a BA in Sustainability Studies? This program teaches students how to prepare the planet for current and future generations by making it sustainable. Students learn about the challenges presented by society and the environment and how to overcome them. Those who choose to pursue a BA in Sustainability can also study topics such as equality, climate change and justice. Students may have the opportunity to choose their areas of study within the major.

Obtaining a bachelor’s degree in sustainability studies can be very beneficial. Not only will students be prepared to find a career in the business world, but they may also have the skills and knowledge to impact the lives of future generations.

The cost of going to school for a BA in Sustainability varies widely. These costs usually depend on the institution and the country in which you are studying. Contact the admissions office of your school of choice for more information.

With a degree in sustainability, there are a variety of different careers to choose from. Students can obtain a job in industries such as education, political science, technology or management. As a professional, you will be given the opportunity to benefit society by performing tasks such as conserving resources, educating stakeholders, promoting environmental protection and creating new technologies.

If you are looking for a flexible and unique learning experience, you should consider taking online courses in sustainability. By doing so, you can move at your own pace and study from almost anywhere in the world. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Bachelors in Global & Local Sustainability

Daemen College
Campus Full time September 2019 USA Buffalo

The Global & Local Sustainability program at Daemen College combines discipline-specific content (science, business, policy, art, etc.) with a sustainable design mindset. [+]

The Global & Local Sustainability program at Daemen College combines discipline-specific content (science, business, policy, art, etc.) with a sustainable design mindset.

Program Highlights First program in Western New York to offer a curriculum focused on educating students on sustainability concepts and how they can be applied to our modern communities. Supported by an extensive network of partnerships established by Daemen College Center for Sustainable Communities and Civic Engagement. Students, working with community leaders and residents, will integrate coursework in developing practical solutions to community problems to promote the social, environmental, and economic well-being of communities around the globe. Coursework in sustainability and a chosen focus area strengthens trans-disciplinary problem solving in local and global communities. Students have the option to select Double Ups, allowing them to complete two majors in four years. Social entrepreneurship training prepares for ethical, proactive, and creative approaches to improve communities. Global and local projects provide a “sense of community” connecting with its natural, built and cultural dimensions. Sustainable Design Seminars ... [-]

BA (Hons) in Urban and Environmental Planning

London South Bank University
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 years September 2019 United Kingdom London + 1 more

Undergraduate BA (Hons) Urban and Environmental Planning degree course; the first step in planning and development. Accredited by the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI). [+]

Shaping the future

On this degree, you’ll develop the skills you need to design the needs of coming generations, turning your dreams of how the future could look into a reality. Where better to study such a topic than London, one of the world’s most exciting cities, and a place that is constantly changing and evolving to meet the needs of its citizens? As the home of many global players in the planning industry, you’ll benefit from amazing networking opportunities and access to inspiring guest lecturers.

Why Urban and Environmental Planning at LSBU? Student satisfaction: No.1 London Modern Uni for course satisfaction and satisfaction with assessment in Town and Country Planning - Guardian League Tables 2016. We’re one of the UK’s top five universities when it comes to overall satisfaction and learning opportunities in Planning (National Student Survey 2017). Planning the future is nothing new to us – we’ve been offering professionally accredited courses for over 40 years. This degree is accredited by the Royal Town Planning Institute, so you’ll have free student membership while you study. Learning in London provides inspiration everywhere you look, as well as excellent networking and placement opportunities. Two free week-long field trips will see you visit Cornwall and another European city – currently Manchester. Accreditations Key course information - ordered by mode Mode Duration Start Date Location Full-time 3 years September Southwark Campus Part-time 4 years September Southwark Campus Modules ... [-]

BA (Hons) in Human Geography with Housing

London South Bank University
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 5 years September 2019 United Kingdom London + 1 more

Human geography is all about understanding the evolution of places, landscapes, and environments. This is a combined degree that’s weighted 70-percent Human Geography with 30-percent Housing. Full-time/Part-time. [+]

Location, location, location

Are you intrigued by the evolution of places, landscapes and environments? If housing fascinates you too, this could be the perfect combined degree. You’ll enhance your understanding of human geography concepts and techniques with applied housing knowledge.

Why Human Geography with Housing at LSBU? Our experienced staff has track records of academic research, professional practice and consultancy and strong links to public, private and voluntary sector employers. Our optional modules mean you can tailor your degree to your interests and future career ambitions. With our facilities based in central London, the location is perfect for investigating (through local site visits) the societal challenges and processes facing global cities in the 21st Century. Be inspired by guest speakers from the public, private sector and third sector organizations, as well as academia, will bring specialisms and real-world contextualization. Residential field trip at no extra cost is invaluable for putting into context what you've learned in lectures, seminars and from your own research - we'll explore sites in Cornwall (UK) and in the South of France. From maps and texts to visuals and digital technologies, you'll learn to prepare maps, diagrams and other forms of spatial representation using appropriate IT and GIS technologies. Key course information - ordered by mode Mode Duration Start Date Location Full-time 3 years September Southwark Campus Part-time 5 years September Southwark Campus Modules ... [-]

BA in Environmental Design

Higher School of Economics
Campus Full time September 2019 Russia Moscow

Environmental design forms the reality around people today. This is the exterior appearance of spaces and objects that surround us. Environmental designers create furniture and interiors, urban environment and landscapes. This sphere as no other combines attitudes of conceptuality and utility. At the HSE ART AND DESIGN SCHOOL, environmental designers are taught both of them: students simultaneously create a comfortable environment and express complex thoughts by means of graphic communication. [+]

"At the stage of organizing the space, the designer becomes even more important than the architect, because he sees the person in the environment, revives this environment" — Alexander Dzhikia, curator of the BA profile Environmental Design About

Environmental design forms the reality around people today. This is the exterior appearance of spaces and objects that surround us. Environmental designers create furniture and interiors, urban environment and landscapes. This sphere as no other combines attitudes of conceptuality and utility. At the HSE ART AND DESIGN SCHOOL, environmental designers are taught both of them: students simultaneously create a comfortable environment and express complex thoughts by means of graphic communication. To learn environmental design means getting a chance to become a professional whose role in forming habitat is no less important than that of an engineer or an architect.... [-]


Bachelor of Arts Capstone Completion Program in Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Ubiquity University
Online Full time September 2019 USA Mill Valley

Ubiquity’s digital-first BA degree program is designed to equip you to operate in a hyper-complex world - where the speed of change is increasing exponentially, the interconnectedness of issues is woven ever more tightly, and events anywhere can have dramatic effects everywhere. [+]

5 core courses 2 elective courses 1 Self-Mastery courses plus a Self-Mastery Mentor 2 Impact courses plus an Impact Coach Impact Project with pathway from ideation to manifestation

Requirements: vocational level RQF/FHEQ 5 Length: 10 courses Price: US$ 3,000 Ubiquity’s digital-first BA degree program is designed to equip you to operate in a hyper-complex world - where the speed of change is increasing exponentially, the interconnectedness of issues is woven ever more tightly, and events anywhere can have dramatic effects everywhere. In eras of change such as ours, business, as usual, is no longer an option. Our commitment is to equip you to be able to thrive in this reality while contributing to a world that works for everyone. In order to achieve that, Ubiquity helps you to develop six core competencies. These competencies are divided into three areas: Knowledge Content (the things you are going to study), Personal Qualities (the dimensions in yourself you are going to develop), and Action in the World (how you engage the world). All of your study and program-related activity at Ubiquity will contribute to the development of these core competencies.... [-]


Bachelor of Arts in Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Ubiquity University
Online Full time September 2019 USA Mill Valley

Ubiquity’s digital-first BA degree program is designed to equip you to operate in a hyper-complex world - where the speed of change is increasing exponentially, the interconnectedness of issues is woven ever more tightly, and events anywhere can have dramatic effects everywhere. [+]

10 core courses 20 elective courses 5 Self-Mastery courses plus a Self-Mastery Mentor 5 Impact courses plus an Impact Coach Impact Project with pathway from ideation to manifestation

Requirements: high school / secondary school graduation Length: 40 courses Price: US$12,000 Ubiquity’s digital-first BA degree program is designed to equip you to operate in a hyper-complex world - where the speed of change is increasing exponentially, the interconnectedness of issues is woven ever more tightly, and events anywhere can have dramatic effects everywhere. In eras of change such as ours, business, as usual, is no longer an option. Our commitment is to equip you to be able to thrive in this reality while contributing to a world that works for everyone. In order to achieve that, Ubiquity helps you to develop six core competencies. These competencies are divided into three areas: Knowledge Content (the things you are going to study), Personal Qualities (the dimensions in yourself you are going to develop), and Action in the World (how you engage the world). All of your study and program-related activity at Ubiquity will contribute to the development of these core competencies. Ubiquity is designed along the American Liberal Arts model. This means that students will be able to study a broad range of subjects and then select an area in which to develop a specialization. We encourage students to explore a range of subjects after they have completed the required core courses every student must take. The Ubiquity design means that as a... [-]


Bachelor of Arts in Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems (SAFP)

Green Mountain College
Campus September 2019 USA Poultney

Join the next generation of agricultural pioneers that is changing the way society thinks about raising and distributing food. [+]

The way humans produce food can intensify problems like global warming, water scarcity, and energy shortages. Farming methods can also become part of the solution for a more habitable world. Green Mountain College’s Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems program shows students how to take part in the current food revolution that is transforming farming and how we view food.

In the program, agriculture and food systems are presented through the lenses of history, anthropology, the natural sciences, philosophy, business, economics, and art. The College’s 22-acre Cerridwen Farm serves as an agricultural laboratory right on campus. And the farmhouse provides office and classroom space for the Farm & Food Project and other regional organizations.... [-]


Bachelor of Arts in Social Justice and Sustainability

Franklin University Switzerland
Campus Full time 4 years August 2019 Switzerland Sorengo Lugano + 1 more

The Social Justice and Sustainability (S.J.S.) major builds on Franklin’s commitment to fostering a more just and sustainable world. A self-designed major, it aims to allow students to explore key topics, theories, skills and applications at the intersections of social justice and sustainability. [+]

Plan and promote sustainable methodologies

The Social Justice and Sustainability (S.J.S.) major builds on Franklin’s commitment to fostering a more just and sustainable world. A self-designed major, it aims to allow students to explore key topics, theories, skills and applications at the intersections of social justice and sustainability. The S.J.S. program has the explicit goal of helping the next generation of leaders, public servants, and private citizens to understand and navigate the key issues facing our world today. It provides students with interdisciplinary and experiential learning opportunities that link theoretical approaches to practical applications. This major helps students think across disciplines, through explorations of theories, concepts, case studies, and issues in Social Justice and Sustainability. The major is designed to develop skills in areas such as conflict resolution, advocacy, policy design, analysis and implementation, sustainable business plans, and sustainability design, assessment, and communication. The major integrates the practical application of theoretical knowledge and skills in the form of fieldwork, service, internships, and academic travels. The major in Social Justice and Sustainability provides excellent preparation for a variety of careers in the public and private sectors. Potential future careers include possibilities in local and international agencies; with advocacy groups for human rights, environmental justice, welfare, or sustainability; in community organizations, in development and aid organizations, in governmental institutions, in think tanks, and in consulting firms. Graduates could work as crisis mediators, policy analysts, conflict resolution specialists, journalists, media producers, organizers or lobbyists. Depending on the focus chosen, this major is also... [-]