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 32 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.
After successful completion of the Sustainability Double Degree and Minor requirements, students will be able to:
Terra Magazine has released a new article detailing “our contentious relationship with the energy industry”. In this article:Energy Mattersby Nick Houtman, we explore the research ofHilary Boudeton the use of energy data for conservation purposes. Boudet has been exploring these issues for years, learning about how energy projects are described and debated by industry and […]
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Congrats Beavs, we beat the Ducks in our annual 8-week recycling competition for the first time since 2015! On average, we found that OSU recycled 8.79lbs per person compared to UofO’s 8.14lbs per person. We estimate that OSU recycled over 240,000lbs of material that counted towards the competition! Time to go pick up the trophy!
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The Oregon Applied Sustainability Experience (OASE) offers paid internships for its 10-week program this summer. Internships are open to juniors or seniors with advanced undergraduate or graduate-level training in business, economics, engineering, environmental science, green chemistry, physical science or sustainability science. Projects address pollution prevention solutions for Portland-area businesses and pair students with an industry […]
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TheSustainability Officeis currently recruiting for three student workers to join our Corvallis team! The first position will focus onsupporting campus energy conservation and sustainability projects. The second position will assist with utility data requests and analyses, building controls technologies and development of reporting tools. This work will include software development with an emphasis on building […]
With the end of Winter term, RecycleManiais coming to a close. To help fuel you during dead week,The Sustainability Officeis putting on theannual RecycleMania Coffee Giveaway.Bring your own mug and we will see you for free fair trade coffee and cocoa! Stop by to learn about other RecycleMania events going on and the chance to […]