Bachelor Programs in Sustainability

Compare 17 Bachelor Programs in Sustainability

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Students who gravitate toward a bachelor’s degree in sustainability seek a course of study that feeds their passion for conservation and alternative energy development. A sustainability program builds a base of knowledge to begin a career in the field or move on to an advanced degree in energy research and management.

One may ask, what is a Bachelor in Sustainability? Many universities worldwide offer post-secondary programs that address ways in which society may explore and expand methods of renewable energy production, as well as broaden public education regarding conservation of the earth’s resources. In this course of study, the undergraduate curriculum may include chemistry, biodiesel energy, computer-aided drafting, use reduction, physics, hybrid electric systems, mechanical maintenance, alternative energy applications and wind energy.

A bachelor’s in sustainability helps prepare a student for success in an emerging, multi-tiered and fast-changing field. A program such as this may combine science, math and production with classes designed to build skills in teamwork. Career success in renewable and sustainable energy systems may require this kind of proficiency in both hands-on production techniques and communication.

Program costs vary from school to school. To get accurate information regarding tuition and fees, contact the admissions office of the school of your choice.

An undergraduate degree opens doors in multiple areas of the energy industry, from facility operation to education and outreach. Career choices may include hydroelectric dispatcher, wind farm technician, maintenance electrician and commercial installer. There may be opportunities as an energy auditor, in energy analysis or even in aerospace technology. Sustainability degrees may be a foundation for a career in civil, electrical or environmental engineering.

Societies across the globe are seeking ways to best use the resources they have, as well as create and develop energy resources that are renewable. Sustainability addresses that which makes ecological sense for the planet and our collective well-being. To start on your own path to a degree, 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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Bachelor in Sustainability Science and Engineering

Tunghai University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Taiwan Taichung

Education Goals: To develop the ability to deal with cultural diversity in global enterprises and industry. To advocate character development in the framework of liberal arts, Science and Engineering education. [+]

Bachelors in Sustainability. Education Goals To develop the ability to deal with cultural diversity in global enterprises and industry. To advocate character development in the framework of liberal arts, Science and Engineering education. To enhance self-expression, communication, and confidence in the diversified environment To enhance global competitiveness for further academic study and professional development. Train students in understanding critical factors that impact the sustainability of human institutions, organizations, cultures, and technologies in various social, natural, and built environments. Core Competencies Business project or sustainability project analysis. Blingual and cross-cultural communication. Teamwork. Charisma and leadership. Special Features of the Program Cultivates leaders with a global environmental vision. Emphasizes an English language focus centered on policy, scientific and engineering communication skills. Focuses on problems that transcend state and national borders, yet also have local relevance. Develops scientific, engineering, and policy skills that seek to turn resources into effective environmental action. Provides summer Industrial/onsite internship opportunities both locally and abroad and invites profession practitioners to offer career advice. Designs exclusively English-based evening activities and clubs. Establishes comprehensive English learning environments and hands-on advising. Appoints a full-time American Teaching Assistant to help students with their required courses. Offers a unique all-English taught general education curriculum. Collaborates with partner schools in Europe and America to offer 2+2 and 3+2 dual-degree programs. Future Options 1.Further Academic Study Students are encouraged to pursue master and doctoral degrees for careers in business, research, industry, government or education. THU has collaborated with overseas partner universities to offer 3+2 dual-degree... [-]

Bachelor in Environmental Science for Sustainable Energy and Technology

Avans University of Applied Sciences - Undergraduate programs
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Netherlands Breda Hertogenbosch Tilburg + 2 more

Issues like global warming, pollution and cradle to cradle interest you. The Environmental Science for Sustainable Energy and Technology programme will turn you into an environmental professional [+]

Bachelor in Environmental Science for Sustainable Energy and Technology

Issues like global warming, pollution and cradle to cradle interest you. The Environmental Science for Sustainable Energy and Technology programme will turn you into an environmental professional.The local authority in a city wants to be CO2 neutral by 2040. You are part of a consultancy team. You find ways to reduce the energy consumption and utilise suitable sustainable energy sources. You research the availability of solar power, hydropower, geothermal power, wind power and biomass. Your solution is financially viable and accepted by both industry and the public. You take into consideration future developments, techniques and policies.... [-]


Bachelor's Degree in Sustainability Management

Veritas University
Campus Full time 8 - 9 semesters January 2018 Costa Rica San José

The Bachelor in Sustainability Management is aimed at students interested in becoming project managers in the areas of human development, social sciences, environmental sciences, international relations, corporate responsibility and project management. [+]

Bachelors in Sustainability. Bachelor's Degree in Sustainable Development Management The Bachelor in Sustainability Management is aimed at students interested in becoming project managers in the areas of human development, social sciences, environmental sciences, international relations, corporate responsibility and project management. This is a Dual Degree with Western Illinois University and students may complete the degree spending two years in the U.S. and two years in Costa Rica or they may opt for spending three years in Costa Rica. This is a strong multidisciplinary program supported by the 17 SDGs as guides for education and research tools that prepare students to find solutions to the challenges related to sustainability. SUSTAINABILITY AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT The Bachelor’s Degree in Sustainability Management Dual Degree with Western Illinois University forms students on the principles of human and natural systems linkage, the tradeoffs necessary to solving problems in a sustainable way, the difference in assessing local sustainable issues and international issues, the role of policies and government, the importance of addressing sustainability from an interdisciplinary approach and creating multidisciplinary teams for problem solving. Students will develop a strong foundation in critical thinking, systems thinking, international development and project management. They may opt for both the PMI certification CAPM in project management and the LEAN Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification. Graduates from this degree will be well prepared to work in industry, consultancy, non-profit organizations, governmental organizations or even continue into graduate programs. SUSTAINABILITY IN COSTA RICA MAKES SENSE! Students can do two years in WIU and... [-]

Bachelor of Social Sciences in Sustainability, Technology, and Society

Centennial College
Campus Full time September 2017 Hong Kong

The Major aims to take students on a historical, philosophical, scientific, techno-scientific, cultural and practical journey into the concept of sustainability. [+]

The Major aims to take students on a historical, philosophical, scientific, techno-scientific, cultural and practical journey into the concept of sustainability. The predicament faced by an increasing and more affluent human population on our finite planet Earth, particularly crises induced by the inseparable daily use of technology on a global scale, make the concepts of sustainability and sustainable development key to our future success as a species and amongst the most hotly debated topics of contemporary society. The debates cry out for logical and knowledgeable leadership and a better educated populace that can make informed judgments and decisions. Therefore, it lays the ground work for those who wish to work or go on further specialist studies in sustainability, by providing some more focused knowledge concerning the environment, necessary for today’s corporate culture and essential to policy making. [-]

Bachelor in Sustainable Tourism

Robert Schuman College
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 Belgium Libramont

The formation of sustainable tourism Bachelor is perfectly suited to the needs of a rapidly expanding sector. The bachelor's degree in sustainable tourism will be able to design, organize and distribute travel (business or pleasure) while ensuring at all times to the preservation of nature and people; to select and offer travelers transportation, accommodation and services tailored to their application; create and animate their leisure in their place of residence, all in a perspective of protection of sites and cultures. [+]

Bachelors in Sustainability. Increasingly, the notions of solidarity, sustainability, environment, natural balances, responsible development ... are emerging in the world of tourism. Many countries, such as Costa Rica, fundamentally change their approach to tourism. Millions of dollars are at stake globally. The High Charlemagne and Schuman Schools have therefore wanted to develop a new option that will train specialists in sustainable tourism. Our goals : Understanding the challenges of sustainable tourism, responsible and caring Design, organize and distribute tourism activities concerned economic, social and environmental issues To get to concretely achieve these goals, a new teaching method, based primarily on the notion of projects will be proposed. Throughout their education, students will be offered projects to do, ranging from programming a single event in the realization of a Work-end professional studies. Here are all addressed modules throughout the curriculum. Market (Q1) Events (Q2) tourist structures (Q3) Territorial strategies (Q4) Entrepreneurship Tourism (Q5) Training and TFE (Q6) The formation of sustainable tourism Bachelor is perfectly suited to the needs of a rapidly expanding sector. The bachelor's degree in sustainable tourism will be able to design, organize and distribute travel (business or pleasure) while ensuring at all times to the preservation of nature and people; to select and offer travelers transportation, accommodation and services tailored to their application; create and animate their leisure in their place of residence, all in a perspective of protection of sites and cultures. The general training of future graduates in Tourism is both personal, theoretical and practical:... [-]

Bachelor in Sustainable Business

Aquinas College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Grand Rapids

Sustainable Business practices restore environmental quality, promote stable and healthy communities, and increase long-term profitability. The Aquinas Sustainable Business Degree program fosters ecological and social intelligence in all business decisions and is the first undergraduate program of its kind in Michigan and the United States. [+]

Why Study Sustainable Business? Sustainable Business practices restore environmental quality, promote stable and healthy communities, and increase long-term profitability. The Aquinas Sustainable Business Degree program fosters ecological and social intelligence in all business decisions and is the first undergraduate program of its kind in Michigan and the United States. How We're Different Offering the first undergraduate sustainable business degree in the United States, the program has more than a decade of experience in sustainable business education. Graduates make outstanding professional contributions in a variety of business, non-profit and government organizations — many of which lead their industry in sustainability. Faculty combine business experience and strong academic credentials. International Perspectives in Sustainable Business, with its field component in Costa Rica, offers students a first-hand opportunity to explore sustainable business in other countries. Curriculum connects world-changing thinking with traditional business skills and understanding of the natural world. Students receive practical sustainable business experience through specialized student internship opportunities. The Steelcase and Wege Foundations and other donors provided more than $1.8 million to launch the program. The Sustainable Business Innovations Lab, one of the required courses, trains students in design-thinking and innovation skills while solving real-world challenges. Strong business and philanthropic support for the program continues to offer designated scholarships for traditional and continuing education students. Students engage with campus and West Michigan sustainability efforts — making a difference close to home. Sustainable Business Major Sustainable Business is interdisciplinary in nature, integrating science, business, and environmental studies. Sustainable business practices improve long-term profitability,... [-]

Bachelor In Quality And Sustainability

Institut Africain de Management
Campus Full time 6 semesters September 2017 Senegal Dakar

Quality and Sustainable Development is a reality, a response to the great challenges facing businesses today: sustainable increase in the cost of energy, "talent war" transparency requirements. [+]

Bachelors in Sustainability. Quality and Sustainable Development is a reality, a response to the great challenges facing businesses today: sustainable increase in the cost of energy, "talent war" transparency requirements. Environmental concerns are pervasively present in some areas because they become not only essential from a business point of view, but are also related to a matter of economic survival. This program is a response to these challenges with the implementation obeys the BMD system and the ISO program methodological repository design 9001 version 2008 is available alone or in joint-degree with Bachelor UQAC. Originality, coherence and pedagogical structure have earned accreditation African and Malagasy Council of Higher Education (CAMES) and the center of excellence of the UEMOA. THIS PROGRAM OFFERED This program offers you the expertise to help design and animation of a QSE approach within the company. To assist in evaluating also the QSE management system in monitoring regulations and ensure traceability while managing customer requirements, to assist the Directors in the development and management of CSR programs. Personality traits: • Ability to organize, analyze and anticipation; • Listening and empathy capacity; • animation capacity; • Stress resistance; Our signs first develop a methodological expertise and then propose an application of such knowledge in Quality and Sustainable Development within the company. What background for License Managers with a solid foundation in management and able to intervene in several functions of a given company. Depending on their choice equip themselves late in the first round of new multidisciplinary skills... [-]

B.Eng. Industrial Engineering/ Maintenance and Operation

Deggendorf Institute of Technology
Campus Full time 7 semesters October 2017 Germany Pfarrkirchen

Those who are interested in a career in the field of energy and resource efficiency will soon become aware that both a sound technical and economic knowledgebase is necessary. Those who are also interested in renewable energies, engineering and its maintenance, repair and operation in connection with economic viability and project management, are suited to the Bachelor of Industrial Engineering programme. [+]

To apply online, please visit: Apply Online - Deggendorf Institute of Technology See photos and films of student life at DIT on our-- Campus Media Page Those who are interested in a career in the field of energy and resource efficiency will soon become aware that both a sound technical and economic knowledgebase is necessary. Those who are also interested in renewable energies, engineering and its maintenance, repair and operation in connection with economic viability and project management, are suited to the Bachelor of Industrial Engineering programme. These particular aspects are the focus of this bachelor degree in Industrial Engineering specialising in “Maintenance – Repair – Operation” (MRO) at the European Campus Rottal-Inn in Pfarrkirchen. A particular emphasis will be on the acquisition of fundamental knowledge in the areas of maintenance, repair and operation engineering and management. This includes topics such as sustainability, renewable energies, process and operation technology, IT in plant and equipment engineering (Industry / Energy 4.0) as well as in leadership, investment and financing, business and operational processes, logistics and in maintenance, repair and operation strategies and planning. A further important component of the programme is the development of language and intercultural competencies, including the specialisation on a particular cultural and economic region. Location: The European Campus Rottal-Inn, Pfarrkirchen, Bavaria, Germany - click here for more information Graduates of this degree programme will possess the best qualifications and know-how to work in national and international enviroments in fields such as facility planning and engineering; service and maintenance... [-]

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... [-]


Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Design Engineering

University of Prince Edward Island
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Canada Charlottetown

The program follows current trends in engineering education and focuses on student outcomes. Small class sizes within an activity-based learning environment allow faculty and staff to be student-centric and to provide specific and timely input to individual students. [+]

The School of Sustainable Design Engineering at UPEI offers a progressive and innovative four-year Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Sustainable Design Engineering) degree which recognizes the need for a broad and balanced engineering education. The program follows current trends in engineering education and focuses on student outcomes. Small class sizes within an activity-based learning environment allow faculty and staff to be student-centric and to provide specific and timely input to individual students. Students are exposed to a broad base of knowledge and skills in engineering science, natural science, mathematics, and complementary studies in concert with an applied project-based design stream simulating the engineering profession. Students entering the degree program will be actively engaged in the profession of engineering from day one, providing creative and sustainable solutions to society’s problems. The degree program is designed to provide a highly flexible learning environment that is responsive to the dynamic needs of students and the industries that employ them. In addition to fundamental science, engineering science and mathematics courses, students are required to develop skills in engineering design, communication, analysis, project management, professional ethics and more. With a solid grounding in these fundamentals, students in Program Years 3 and 4 can enhance their technical knowledge by choosing one of three engineering focus areas: Mechatronics (MT), Sustainable Energy (SE), or Bioresources (BR). This program is specifically structured to maximize flexibility and mobility for students looking to complete a degree in any engineering discipline. The first two years of the degree program are common with... [-]

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. 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. [-]

BSc Intelligent Energy (IE)

Czestochowa University Of Technology
Campus Full time 3 years October 2017 Poland Częstochowa

The origins of the Faculty of Environmental Engineering and Biotechnology date back to the year 1975 when he Institute of Civil Engineering, with rights equal to those of a faculty, was established. Then, in 1984 the Institute was replaced by the Faculty of [+]

CUT offers three-year taught full-time BSc studies in English. If you choose this option you can benefit from a unique educational offer that will help you develop a wide range of useful and transferable skills. All lectures, classes and projects are conducted entirely in English. The main objective of studies in English is to educate future engineers who, while gaining in-depth professional knowledge of their fields of study, will also develop excellent linguistic competence in ESP and Business English. The University collaborates with many EU higher education institutions and students are given the opportunity to study for one semester at any of the selected foreign academic centres (it is so-called mobility semester, i.e. a semester of studying in one of European universities financed by the LLP-Erasmus programme). The studies take place in a two-level system – I degree and II degree studies (Bachelor level and Master level studies). According to the declared specialization of study, prospective students should apply to the Faculty which runs the particular specialization. Faculty of Environmental Engineering and Biotechnology The origins of the Faculty of Environmental Engineering and Biotechnology date back to the year 1975 when he Institute of Civil Engineering, with rights equal to those of a faculty, was established. Then, in 1984 the Institute was replaced by the Faculty of Civil Engineering, with the Institute of Environmental Engineering being its part. The name of the Faculty was changed again in 1992 into the Faculty of Civil and Environmental Protection. In January 1997 the Institute... [-]

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. [+]

Bachelors in Sustainability. 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... [-]

Bachelor in Environmental Science

Colby-Sawyer College
Campus Full time September 2017 USA New London

Combine your passion for the natural world with biogeochemistry, biology, chemistry and ecology to address and solve issues between humans and the environment. [+]

Bachelor in Environmental Science It’s in the Nature of Things Combine your passion for the natural world with biogeochemistry, biology, chemistry and ecology to address and solve issues between humans and the environment. The Environment – Down to a Science Gain advanced scientific and quantitative understanding of contemporary environmental issues with a Bachelor of Science degree in environmental science. Couple your broad scientific knowledge with a specialization in one of six concentrations in aquatic science, conservation biology, food and agriculture, sustainable systems, teaching in the outdoors or writing for the environment. Take advantage of research opportunities in the region's many lakes and rivers, forests and mountain ranges, or walk outside of your residence hall to the campus pond, fields, maple sugar house, permaculture garden and tree nursery, or 86-acre certified tree farm. Combine your classroom and laboratory learning with field studies courses in the Colorado River basin, the desert Southwest, the island community of Martha’s Vineyard or the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Pair your scientific understanding of the environment with the knowledge and skills employers seek by collaborating with peers, faculty and environmental experts on sustainability initiatives and research projects. Partner with classmates to conduct in-depth field work and extended site visits during a team-driven, comprehensive community-based research project. Enhance your individual research skills with an independent research project that familiarizes you with quantitative and qualitative inquiry methods, and demonstrate the depth and wealth of your knowledge with a senior Capstone project. Essential skills developed on campus in the... [-]

Bachelor in Environmental Sciences

University of Minho - School of Sciences
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 Portugal Braga

The Undergraduate Degree Course in Environmental Sciences trains professionals with the skills to interpret the phenomena that control the state of the Environment. These graduates can contribute to the technique and/or policy decision-making, by grounding it on extensive scientific criteria. [+]

Bachelors in Sustainability. Academic degree: Bachelor (Bologna 1st cycle degree) ECTS: 180 Duration: 3 curricular years Regime: Normal Place: Gualtar Campus, Braga Main Scientific area: Environmental Sciences BACHELOR | 3 YEARS The Bachelor of Environmental Sciences trains professionals with skills to analyse the phenomena that controls the state of the environment. These graduates can contribute to the technical decision-making and / or policy process which are based on extensive scientific criteria. Careers The perspective simultaneously integrative and specialized, allows these graduates to act in the domains of land management, Nature conservation, environmental monitoring and control of risks, in different professional fields: - Business consulting and environmental services (eg in the fields of tourism of Nature, training, monitoring studies and environmental impact assessment); - Research with the possibility of accessing to postgraduate training and research in various fields of science and technology environment; - State agencies and municipal entities. [-]