We face a wide range of environmental opportunities and challenges. A minor in sustainability at the University of St. Thomas will prepare you to examine complex issues between people and the environment, ultimately giving you the skills, insights and experience needed to work effectively toward a sustainable future.
Why Study Sustainability at St. Thomas?
We face complex environmental challenges every day. Our program allows you to choose from a range of sustainability-designated courses, customizing the minor to fit your interests and goals. Whether you choose to explore conservation biology or examine the history of environmental thought, our interdisciplinary program will give you the knowledge and skills needed to thrive in a fulfilling and fast-paced career.
Examining Problems From Multiple Perspectives
Internships and Research
Tackling Big Problems in Unique Ways
Dr. Paul Lorah
Fartun Dirie ‘13
Alice Ready and Emma Rinn
We give you the tools you need to succeed in a variety of careers and industries. Here are a few paths our alumni have followed after graduating from St. Thomas.
- Park Naturalist
- Environmental Journalist
- Environmental Economist
- Urban and Regional Planner
- Corporate Sustainability Officer
- Geographic Information Specialist
Oh, the Places You Will Go
Faculty With Real Experience
Dr. David Kelley
Dr. Kelley is interested in environmental analysis, landscape evolution and environmental management.
Dr. Paul Lorah
Dr. Lorah focuses on the economic value of national parks and the wilderness.