Academic Programs


Southern is committed to integrating sustainability into the educational environment, offering courses in environmental science, environmental education as well as many courses that cross-discipline. Through coursework, books (many of which are available at Buley Library) and online resources, Southern seeks to inspire students to expand their knowledge of sustainability and the environment.

Environmental or marine studies minor

Looking to take your love of environmental topics to the next level? Why not incorporate a minor or concentration into your major! Click below for more information:

Minor in Environmental Studies

Minor in Marine Studies

Environmental or Marine Concentration in Biology, Chemistry, or Earth Science

Sustainability Concentration in Geography

Sustainability Living Learning Community

Suggested Readings

We strongly encourage everyone to read more into environmental issues and the importance of sustainability.

Click here for a list of our top recommended readings!