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

  1. Understand how the earth functions as a system and supports life, and how human activity and scientific advances affect the earth system.
  2. Understand the ethical, political, economic, social, and cultural dimensions that are involved in both the emergence and the resolution of environmental problems.
  3. Integrate and apply perspectives from across the natural sciences, social sciences, and the humanities in the conext of the environmental problems.
  4. Communicate integrated perspectives on complex environmental problems in a variety of forms.