The Environmental Studies minor offers a solid foundaton for students interested in environmentally related careers.
Our mission is to provide students with a broad understanding of environmental issues through interdisciplinary course offerings and co-curricular activities in the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities in order to prepare them to sustainably solve local, regional, and global environmental problems.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
- Understand how the earth functions as a system and supports life, and how human activity and scientific advances affect the earth system.
- Understand the ethical, political, economic, social, and cultural dimensions that are involved in both the emergence and the resolution of environmental problems.
- Integrate and apply perspectives from across the natural sciences, social sciences, and the humanities in the conext of the environmental problems.
- Communicate integrated perspectives on complex environmental problems in a variety of forms.