From the courses to the internship or research, you will be doing sustainability.
Students majoring in sustainability will be prepared to pursue careers in the private sector or government. Career areas include sustainable practices, natural resource management, renewable energy, community planning, non-governmental organizations and education.
Students majoring in sustainability may choose either a Natural Science Specialization or a Social Science Specialization.
A team of USD students – Nathan Bedoya (Sustainability), Chris Barkl (Accounting), Kyle Poss (General Studies), and Jordan Schumacher (Finance) - were selected as finalists for the Department of Energy’s National Geothermal Student Competition with the project titled “LTEC: Expanding the Viability of Geothermal Energy.”
Every year the sustainability program coordinates and hosts several events for Earth Week with the theme Earth (Every) Day.
We work to increase sustainability awareness and initiatives within the University of South Dakota and it's community.
Sustainability graduates will be prepared for professional or graduate education, and to enter careers in the following fields: