Minor in Environmental Studies

This program provides students with guidance and freedom to explore the reciprocal relationship between humans and the natural environment from multiple perspectives. You get to investigate sustainable philosophies and practices in a changing world. Plus, you'll explore the potential for human innovation and creative expression to promote environmental stewardship.

Environmental Studies Program Highlights 

  • An interdisciplinary curriculum that explores key issues across science, technology, public policy, and humanities.
  • Course choices allow you to connect environmental issues to your major or pursue personal interests.
  • A capstone project provides the opportunity to learn experientially and share with your community.

Modality & Benefits

Get a traditional college experience with lively in-person classroom discussions and close proximity to your professors, mentors, and best friends. 

Start Dates: 

January & August  

  • Semester-Based Timeline
  • Face-to-Face Instruction (some Online options)
  • In-Person Office Hours & Support
  • Relationships & Networking
  • Extracurriculars & Immersive Campus Experience

Environmental Studies Curriculum

Minor Requirements

Popular Environmental Studies Classes

  • Earth Science  
    Introduction to astronomy, geology, and meteorology. 
  • Current Issues in World Affairs
    Study global issues and United States foreign policy.
  • Capstone Sustainability Project 
    Develop an analytical project focused on a current environmental issue.

Be the Catalyst for Change

Experience in Environmental Studies can be a distinguishing feature in a variety of fields such as engineering, biology, and public relations. Employees can expect to see favorable job growth in these areas.

Apply Your Insights to Diverse Fields

  • Environmental Consultant
  • Environmental Educator
  • Public Relations Specialist.
  • Environmental Attorney
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Sustainability Specialist
  • Fundraiser
  • Policy Analyst

1-Year Master's Degrees

Cultivate your leadership skills and increase your earning potential with a master's degree. Your solid foundation will make you a strong candidate for any graduate program. Check out our online graduate programs.

Student Experiences

Student Experiences

"Our students become active citizens. This program empowers them to engage in a global conversation and contribute to a broad range of critical professions."

Dr. Kirt Moody

Professor of Environmental Science


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