Earth, Society, and Environmental Sustainability is a degree that focuses on the environmental, economic, and social systems of the world. You'll explore the implications of our actions on the environment. You'll research innovative solutions for improving sustainability. As an Earth, Society, and Environmental Sustainability student, you’ll develop key skills in the following areas:
You will learn a systematic approach to understanding and solving complex problems. You’ll choose from two concentrations: Society and the Environment and Science of the Earth System.
This major also offers an online option for students who have completed a semester or more of college-level courses. The majority of classes are delivered asynchronously, meaning you don't need to log on at a specific time. Everything can be done off-campus and in a different time zone!
84% employed or continuing education
68% employed after graduation
16% attending graduate school
$46,914 average starting annual income
Sample employer destinations: Epic Systems, Medline Industries, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign View All
Sample grad school destinations: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Texas at Austin View All
4.2 years to degree
84% first-year retention rate
90% four-year graduation rate
90% six-year graduation rate