The Department of Environmental Studies and Sciences offers interdisciplinary programs of study leading to a bachelor of science in environmental science or environmental studies. A minor in environmental studies is also available. These programs provide students with the intellectual foundation they will need in addressing crucial environmental challenges of the 21st century such as human population growth, urban sprawl, deforestation, global climate change, waste disposal, air and water pollution, loss of biodiversity, and the need for renewable energy.
Connecting participatory research, social entrepreneurship, and local institutions in Central America can help build climate resilience
Senior environmental studies and psychology major Samantha Bennett has won a Fulbright Scholarship to study in Bangalore, India.
Environmental Science graduate researching urban streams and pursuing a graduate degree in hydrology
Environmental Studies graduate studying food and water security and smallholder resilience in the Central Plateau region of Burkina Faso
Environmental Studies graduate working as a Peace Corps volunteer in Guinea helping to eradicate malaria