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Environmental Sustainability


Environmental Sustainability

Develop sustainable solutions to environmental issues. Meredith’s environmental sustainability major is an interdisciplinary program focused on three foundations: natural and mathematical sciences, social sciences, and economics and communication.



Contact Information
Erin Lindquist
Environmental Sustainability Program Coordinator
142 Science/Mathematics
(919) 760-8754
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  • Originally a social work major, Holly was inspired by convocation speaker Chris Jordan to pursue her passion for sustainability
  • By 2038 10% of new jobs will be green careers

At Meredith, you can tailor an environmental sustainability program that fits your professional career interests. You will choose from select liberal arts courses, such as environmental politics, ethics, and economics, in addition to science and math classes, and participate in a research or internship experience. 

As a result, you’ll be prepared for a wide array of career options. And, you’ll engage in your studies within a campus environment that is focused on issues of sustainability.

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Environmental Sustainability Major

Our environmental sustainability students are well prepared for the wide variety of careers in the growing green job market.

Environmental Sustainability Major

Our environmental sustainability students are well prepared for the wide variety of careers in the growing green job market.

Strong Stories

Meredith Hovis

Meredith Hovis

As a Spanish and environmental sustainability major, Meredith Hovis's decision to study abroad was life-changing.

Holly Mills

Holly Mills

Holly has used her strengths during her time at Meredith to encourage others to make sustainable choices.

Student Organizations

Angels for the Environment students

Angels for the Environment is a student organization dedicated to the mission of education about environmental issues. Read more»

Careers

Students Studying Plants

An environmental sustainability degree prepares students for a wide array of potential careers as well as graduate study. Read more »