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.
Based on a solid science foundation, the environmental studies program offers you a choice of concentrations: environmental science; politics, policy and society; business sustainability.
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.
The Environmental Studies program at Saint Peter’s is aimed at providing students with the educational background and leadership skills necessary to effectively address the issues involved in the social, economic, political, cultural and technological context of ecological sustainability.
What can you do with an Environmental Studies degree?
The Environmental Studies major will prepare students interested in the environment to enter the corporate world, government, media, community-based organizations, or the legal profession. Although based on a solid science foundation, it is not focused on students who are interested in a career in science.
Students majoring in Environmental Studies will be able to: