University of Vermont

2011-12 Online Catalogue

Natural Resources: Environmental Thought and Culture (Master of Science)


In this concentration graduate students build interdisciplinary analytical skills and theoretical understanding of environmental and natural resource issues, with a focus on their human, ethical, and cultural dimensions. Specific areas include: environmental communication and cultural studies; environmental education and interpretation; environmental ethics and philosophy; environment, development, peace, and global justice studies; environmental politics and advocacy; religion and environment; sustainability and sustainable development.

General Requirements

Specific Requirements

Minimum Degree Requirements

In addition to the general M.S. in Natural Resources requirements, this concentration requires eighteen to twenty-one credits of advanced courses including Vermont Field Studies and fifteen credits in a specialization within environmental thought and culture, and six to nine credits of thesis/project research. Students pursue a thesis or project.



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