Students interested in sustainability and the environment become experts who help minimize and manage waste and pollution, protecting the air, water, soil, and ourselves from harmful chemicals. They often coordinate these activities through a multidisciplinary focus, as they integrate the interconnected ideals of viable ecological integrity, viable economies, and equity and justice in their work.
AT A GLANCE
IS THIS YOU?
I like the environment and would like to protect it.
I like contributing to my community through my work.
I like the satisfaction of completing projects.
I like to problem solve.
I like working with my hands.
I like to use my creativity to design and build things.
I am entrepreneurial.
I aspire to become self-reliant.
I find technology exciting.
I want to have a variety of tasks and locations in my work
EXPRESSING MYSELF CREATIVELY
CREATING TO ENTERTAIN OR INFORM
Explore the Different Possibilities
Check out the specific concentrations within this interest cluster, with information regarding specific careers, as well as potential majors to pursue in college!
Connect with Alumni or a Senior Mentor
Check out how our alumni students and current seniors are pursuing this pathway! Learn about what it takes. To learn more about an alumni's journey, check out their roadmap.
Choosing the Right Courses
Provided here are the COC classes that are recommended for your pathway. You are not required to take all them, so you should talk to your counselor to clarify which classes are right for you. Explore the different possibilities below!
Four-Year Ed Plans
Provided here are ed plans for you to take AOC & COC coursework for specific concentrations within this pathway.
Keep in mind that these ed-plans are subject to change based on your individual needs and preferences.
The ed-plans above will allow you to earn an Associate Degree in Mathematics, Physics, or Mathematics & Science (Liberal Arts & Science). All of the ed-plans above will allow you to complete your IGETC and to transfer several General Ed college credits.
GENERAL ADVICE FOR THIS PATHWAY
For students who are considering applying to an art program, a creative portfolio (required for submission from colleges in visual arts and design) is most often is the deciding factor in whether they are accepted.
Make sure to document your performances and to keep track of your creative pieces. It is recommended to begin crafting your portfolio in the summer before your junior year.
Show range with your work. If your strong point is graphite, do portraits or landscapes, for instance.