Make a difference to our world.
The way we interact with our world has a big impact on the future of humanity and the world.
If you major in environmental studies you can use your creativity, problem-solving skills and the scientific method to maximize sustainability and generate solutions to environmental problems.
The concentration in environmental science, offered through the Department of Biology, builds on the University’s traditional strengths in science and mathematics to prepare you for this challenging career.
Based on a solid science foundation, the environmental studies program offers you a choice of concentrations: social science, communications and media or interdisciplinary studies.
Learn to distinguish between scientific and emotional arguments. Integrate theory and practice through field and internship experiences. And learn how to apply ideas and methods from the natural and social sciences, business and humanities to the study of environmental issues.
Springboard into the corporate world, government, media, community-based organizations, or the legal profession.
Integrate theory and practice through field and internship experiences.
Apply ideas and methods from the natural and social sciences, business and the humanities to the study of environmental issues.
Examine Environmental Issues
Incorporate ethical and legal concepts in the examination of environmental issues.
Learn to distinguish between scientific and emotional arguments.
How do social justice concerns impact environmental issues and policies?
A Better Place
Environmental Studies majors apply principles of economics and political strategies for the betterment of the environment.