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2021-22 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-22 Undergraduate Catalog

Environmental Studies

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As a result of completing the Environmental Studies program, students will: 

  1. Understand fundamental environmental, physical, and biological principles that govern natural processes.
  2. Understand fundamental concepts from the social sciences and the humanities underlying environmental thought and governance.
  3. Demonstrate information literacy by locating, interpreting, synthesizing, and applying relevant information sources through capstone, presentation, and writing projects.
  4. Express themselves clearly in written and oral form on a variety of environmental topics.
  5. Make informed decisions on issues of local, national and global environmental significance based on an understanding of the interrelationships between humans and natural earth systems.

Requirements for the Environmental Studies Major:

Complete at least six credits from each of the following groups. At least one class from each group must be at the 200 level or above.


Students can't declare both an Environmental Studies major and an Environmental Science major.

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