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Environment & Sustainability Program University of South Carolina

712 Sumter Street, EWS 603
Columbia, SC 29208, USA

Phone: 803.777.3921
Fax : 803.777.3922



The Environment and Sustainability Program is the interdisciplinary home for academic programs, research and scholarship, and community outreach activities that link environmental and sustainability initiatives at the University of South Carolina.  We foster creative interactions among multiple campus units, provide undergraduate and graduate degree programs, and are dedicated to providing the broader community with educated scholars and scientists, as well as research- and policy-based solutions for the planet’s environmental and societal needs.

2015 Environmental Stewardship Awards Winners -  Click here more information.


Graduation with Leadership Distinction - Congratulations!

  • Alec Courtright - Environmental Science
  • James Crowder - Environmental Science
  • Emma DeNeef - Environmental Science and Biological Sciences
  • Christine Doka - Environmental Studies
  • Haley Rabic, minor, Environmental Studies, major - Public Relations

Congratulations to Dr. Jessica Barnes (joint faculty in Geography and E&SP) and Dr. Tim Mousseau (Biological Sciences & Sr. Associate faculty in E&SP) on their ACLS fellowship awards!  

In addition, see also Tim's recent NYTimes article here


Need Help with Undergraduate Advising?  -- Visit FAQ here.


 BA in Environmental Studies!! 

·        Emphasizes humanities and social sciences 

·        Major credit courses in the environment, politics, history, economics, and literature 

·        Includes sustainability, policy, and advocacy 

·        Leads to a Bachelor of Arts degree 

·        120 credits required for graduation

Contact Shelley Schlenk for more information.


Congaree National Park Class 2014 - YouTube   

USC's Environment and Sustainability Program
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Fundraising Goals for 2014 


Research Map
Take a look! This map shows the location, and descriptions of, research and scholarship being conducted around the world by our faculty.






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Environmental Community Calendar