Environmental Studies Major
Students completing the environmental studies major will gain a deep understanding of the complex relationships among natural and social systems, as well as a proficiency in the analytical, rhetorical and creative skills necessary to perceive the wonders of the natural and human worlds and to solve the environmental challenges we face in the twenty-first century.
Core: Four units of required foundation courses consisting of: Anthropology 105, ENVN 101, Biology 195, Geology 101.
Categories of emphasis: Six units total from the following three categories with at least one but no more than three courses in each category. If you choose to take three courses from a single category, at least two courses must be at the 200-level.
Biology 206, 237, 240
Geology 103, 104, 106, 111, 115, 211, 306, 311
Math 109, 210
Language, Idea and Image
Art 121, 241
Art History 311, 315
Communication Studies 311
English 206, 238, 354, 358
Society and Culture
Anthropology 220, 240, 371
History 337, 382
International Studies 130
Philosophy 220, 301, 304
Political Science 216, 356
Religious Studies 242
- Participation in a series of bi-weekly evening seminars sponsored by CSE
- Completion of one of the following for up to one-half unit:
- A research project, internship, or service project related to academic interests and career goals
- One-year residence in E-House with ENVN 206: Sustainable Living Seminar
- ENVN 201: Ecology and Environmental Field Trip