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Browse the curriculum, course descriptions and requirements for the Environmental Studies program in our academic catalog.

Explore the earth

As an environmental studies major, you’ll explore human-environment interactions across continents and cultures. By combining the natural sciences of ecology, environmental health and statistics with the social sciences of policy, ethics and conservation.

In this bachelor’s in environmental studies program, you'll learn the history of how humans have modified the planet and help design sustainable initiatives to guide the future of human influence on the environment. You'll also become an active participant in environmentally-themed initiatives—locally and abroad—and develop your own solutions to current problems pertaining to wildlife, conservation, environmental health, ecology and marine science.

What you'll learn in the environmental studies program

  • Terrestrial and aquatic organisms and how they’ve adapted to human impact
  • Ways humans have affected the environment and what the future holds
  • Global human culture and how different populations have interacted with their environments

Career opportunities

Prepare for a successful career in a variety of fields with a bachelor's degree in environmental science.

After earning your undergraduate degree in environmental studies, you can pursue a broad range of environmental studies jobs, including:

  • Environmental lobbyist
  • Researcher
  • Environmental issues reporter
  • Environmental politician
  • Park ranger
  • Climate activist
  • Fish and game warden
  • Conservation planner

Estimated tuition

Full-time tuition for a traditional day undergraduate student is estimated to cost $35,960 annually.

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