Are you passionate about making a difference in the world?
Our changing world presents challenges that leaders in all sectors are called upon to address. Business, government, nonprofit and community leaders need to be prepared to effectively address complex social, environmental and economic issues, such as climate change, biodiversity loss, social inequities, water and food scarcity. The Sustainability Double degree and Minor provide students with a rich interdisciplinary curriculum exploring sustainability issues in the world today. fosters the knowledge, skills and abilities to address complex sustainability issues in communities and workplaces.
In step with the interdisciplinary nature of sustainability, the degree was designed to complement all OSU degree programs and is to be earned as a second Bachelor’s degree in addition to a major area of study. Students are finding that the additional credit hours of the degree can be easily incorporated into their desired academic timeline. We work with each student and their primary advisor to ensure that graduation requirements are met in a timely manner.
Students may obtain a Bachelor of Science, Sustainability after completing 36 credits of required and elective courses and a practicum, such as an internship or research project.
Students may earn a Sustainability Minor after completing 27 credits of required and elective courses.
Multiple job openings are available for students within Materials Management (i.e. Campus Recycling and Surplus Property). Recycling Program Assistants We are hiring for 2 Recycling Program Assistants to assist with planning, implementing, assessing, and providing logistical support for Campus Recycling programs. 12-20 hours per week, mostly on weekdays. Applications due 9/29. Full details and application […]
Interested in volunteering to encourage other students to reduce waste and recycle? The student club the Waste Watchers might be the right fit for you. Get to know themat theMeet n Eat on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 5:30-6:30 pm in Student Experience Center 112. Nosh on pizza and meet people who share your interests in sustainability, […]
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Start the year engaged with your community! Fall into Service on Saturday September 24th! Join the Center for Civic Engagement and Student Leadership & Involvement to learn about and contribute to organizations that are doing great work to strengthen our local community while building connections with others at OSU. 6 projects:Stone Soup, SAGE Garden, Heartland […]
This Thursday, Sept 22, is World Car Free Day! Join the national movement to reduce car pollution on the road, and get some free snacks while you ride to work! The Corvallis community will put up Commuter Appreciation Sites between 7am-9am this Thursday, Sept 22in the following locations: Corvallis Skate Park (2nd and B Ave, […]
Interested in working right within your residence hall? Want to learn and educate about sustainability? Keep reading, and apply for this opportunity for the 2016-17 school year. We are now in our 5th year of the Eco-Representative program! Eco-reps live in resident halls at Oregon State University and work with the residents of the halls […]