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What You Learn

Our Bachelor of Science in sustainability science is the only degree of its kind in New Jersey and one of only a dozen such degree programs in the nation. Your study focuses on three main areas: environment, economy and society.

  • Study earth’s ecosystems, organisms and natural resources, and develop a knowledge of the interconnectedness of life
  • Examine interactions between global, social and human systems to. understand and neutralize threats to ecological balance
  • Explore chemistry, mathematics and science from an environmental perspective
  • Innovate solutions to local, national and global ecological problems
  • Conduct research in state-of-the-art laboratories and field locations around the world

You will also develop an understanding of environmental policies, procedures and legislation.

Program Options:

B.S. in Sustainability Science

B.S. in Biology | Environmental Biology

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The professors here want to help you. They don’t want to see you struggle. I was always interested in saving the planet, and sustainability science is a great way to focus not only on the environment but societal and economic concerns as well."

Beren Delgado '20
Sustainability student Beren Delgado

The Classroom and Beyond

At Kean, we believe learning extends far beyond the walls of our classrooms and labs. That's why we encourage you to get involved in clubs and organizations, study abroad at our campus in China or elsewhere, and pursue internships that will advance your career. Find out more.

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Kean gives me the confidence to pursue positive developments for us as a society. I want to make a difference."

Malcom Edeen '17
Malcom Edeen, Sustainability Science Student

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