Environmental Studies, B.A.

The major in environmental studies has a credit requirement, one required course, and a distribution requirement. The major requires students to take at least 30 credits of approved course work and a minimum of ten courses in environmental studies (EVST) or courses in associated fields listed below. The major must include the EVST 465 Senior Colloquium in Environmental Studies to be taken in the spring of the senior year, or spring of the junior year with special permission from the program director. The major requires students to take one course from each of the following five topical areas of environmental studies: Distribution and Conservation of Living Things; Landscapes and Seascapes through Time; Problems and Potentialities of Built Environments; Environmental Thought, Practice, and Policy; and Civic Engagement and Local Environments. The program does not offer a minor in environmental studies.

The Five Topical Areas of Environmental Studies (students must complete one course from each topical area):

1. Distribution and Conservation of Living Things

2. Landscapes and Seascapes through Time

3. Problems, Potentialities of Built Environments

4. Environmental Thought, Practice, and Policy

5. Civic Engagement and Local Environments



*Required course.