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Environmental Studies

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Seven academic departments have collaborated to create the Interdisciplinary Minor in Environmental Studies. The program challenges students to explore our physical environment from various perspectives, from literature to theology, and biology to sociology.

Through the successful completion of this interdisciplinary minor, students will learn diverse approaches to understand, relate to, and responsibly manage non-human nature. The coursework supports a scientific understanding of ecosystems; a philosophical, theological, artistic and literary basis for relating to the environment; socio-political, economic and historical contexts; and hands-on experience in conservation, preservation and restoration.

Requirements for an Interdisciplinary Minor in Environmental Studies
A minimum of 21 semester credits, including BIOL109; ECON 335; ENGL 319; ENVS 201, 400; PHIL/THEO311; PSCI/SOC 375; SLVN 201

Gaining Admittance
You and your advisor need to consult with Rev. Robert Grant, coordinator of the Environmental Studies Interdisciplinary Minor.