Develop sustainable solutions to environmental issues. Meredith’s environmental sustainability major is an interdisciplinary program focused on three foundations: natural sciences, social sciences, and economics and communication.
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.
Our environmental sustainability students are well prepared for the wide variety of careers in the growing green job market.
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When Berekia Divanga, ’19, moved from Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, to Raleigh in 2012, she brought her ambition and determination.
When Matilda Odera, ’18, talks about her Meredith experience, she lights up. Whether she’s describing the friends she’s made across campus, her undergraduate research, or her involvement in A4E, Meredith’s student environmental organization, it’s clear that she has made the most of her time in Raleigh.
Andrea Braswell always had a passion for stewardship and a desire to make a difference on campus and in her community.
Professor of Chemistry Walda Powell discusses if "natural" products are safer than synthetic.