Curriculum

The ENVS major requires a minimum of 57 credit hours, and overlaps with several College of Arts and Sciences Core areas (see ENVS Major Requirements) including Natural Sciences, Contemporary Societies, Ideals and Values, and Upper Division Written Communication.

To complete the ENVS major students take foundational courses in sciences, policy, ethics, economics, writing and math, as well an internship or field course, and a capstone course.  Twelve (12) credit hours of “specialization” courses are required in content areas such as climate and energy, natural resources, and sustainable development.

The major requirements and the list of courses that fulfill them are listed under the ENVS Major.

Other tools available to students to navigate the ENVS major are:

1) the semester list of course offerings

2) the course descriptions of semester topics courses

3) the degree audit system documenting academic progress

4) one-on-one appointments with Professional Academic Advisors, accessed using the Academic Advising Center's on-line Advising Appointment System

To declare the Environmental Studies major please attend a major declaration meeting found via the via the Academic Advising Center's Advising Appointment System. Once in the system, go to Major/Minor Declaration Info and select ENVS - Environmental Studies from the Department drop-down box.

ENVS Major Declared Prior to Summer 2010