The impacts of climate change and their local impacts on the region and its peoples stress the need for an Environmental Studies minor. This minor will utilize university faculty and community partners with a focus on impacts on local communities and environmental justice.
The EVST minor is comprised of one introductory course, three designated electives, and one capstone course, for a total of 16 credits. Students focus their study on key environmental issues facing local communities through the tier-2 service learning capstone.
|EVST 1010||Intro To Enviromentl Stu||3|
& EVST 4890
|Env. & Social Justice in NOLA|
and Service Learning 1
|Three Electives from approved EVST major classes||9|
|Total Credit Hours||16|
EVST 4210 Environmental and Social Justice requires a tier 2 service learning component. In this class, students will work with a community partner to implement a project that will address issues of environmental and social justice in a community context. Credit Hours: 4