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Environmental Studies [RSENR] (Bachelor of Science)


Environmental Studies is an interdisciplinary major which combines required core courses with a self-designed program of study chosen to meet individual learning goals. The Environmental Studies core courses include perspectives of the sciences, social sciences, and humanities in local, national, and global contexts.

General Requirements

Specific Requirements

A total of 120 credits is required for the degree.

Required courses: ENVS 1, ENVS 2, ENVS 151, ENVS 201, ENVS 202; 30 hours of approved environmentally-related courses* at the 100 or 200 level, including three hours at the 200 level, with at least one environmentally-related course in each of the following areas: natural sciences, humanities, social sciences, and international studies (may be fulfilled with study abroad experience).

*These courses are in addition to the RSENR core and general education requirements.