When it comes to sustainability, there may not be another Colorado Mountain College student who has done more to make a difference than Julia Farwell. Her five-year journey ended with a Bachelor of Arts in sustainability studies at Saturday’s commencement ceremony at the Spring Valley campus. Read more: Sustainability in everything she does
Do Something Major
Sustainability Studies: Lead the Future
Learn from award-winning faculty how to create a more sustainable world
Our local and global communities need experts who can help meet current social needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs. Studying sustainability at Colorado Mountain College offers you the tools to become one of those experts through engaging with local culture, organizations, and sustainability driven businesses.
Develop knowledge and skills while making connections with internships and projects at CMC. With your sustainability degree, you'll be able to launch a career in:
- Business management
- Energy policy
- Environmental education
- International development
- Local, state, and federal government
- Marketing and communications for the "green economy"
- Public administration
- Public lands management
- Sustainable food
- Urban planning
Sustainability Studies to Sustainable Jobs
“One of the things I liked about getting my degree with CMC’s sustainability program,” Matthews, 32, said, “was that there was no preaching. Mercedes [Associate Professor of Sustainability Studies Dr. Mercedes Quesada-Embid] is brilliant. She teaches without judgment. She gives her students the power to decide. And it was affordable. I was able to graduate without a huge student loan.” Read more: Sustainability Studies to Sustainable Jobs
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