Environmental Studies Majors
Students in the major choose from one of two focus areas:
In each focus, students select from a variety of social science and science electives. Students in both areas also take a course in research methods in the environmental sciences, as well as an upper-division problem solving seminar that serves as the capstone. The major is available as a bachelor of arts or bachelor of science degree.
Goals for the Major and Minor
In successfully completing a major in Environmental Studies, students will be able to:
Select appropriate methods and correctly apply them in
investigating specific environmental problems at local, regional,
and/or global scales.
Critically examine the values, assumptions and contexts that
organize human communities and their relationships with the
Integrate multiple disciplinary perspectives to critically
and creatively analyze, and recommend action on, complex
- Effectively communicate environmental information to diverse