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Majors in Environmental Studies

Program Description

The BA in Environmental Studies is interdisciplinary and is supported by three primary departments in which the three concentration areas are located and advised.

The three departments and concentrations are:*

*Opportunities exist for additional and related study in a variety of departments about Environmental issues, including but not limited to: Biochemistry, Chemistry, Economics, History, Philosophy, and Sociology

Goals of the individual concentrations will vary with student interest, but the primary competencies of each area will include:

  • Development of oral, written, and critical research skills
  • Gain and advance the perspective needed to address environmental challenges from a variety of positions
  • Enhance and improve the opportunity for practical application of the skills learned in and out of the classroom