The ENVS program offers a BS in Environmental Science, a BA in Environmental Studies, and a minor in Environmental Studies. All provide an interdisciplinary perspective on environmental and sustainability issues with a focus on real-world problem solving.

Learning Goals

Graduates of the ENVS program will demonstrate the ability to:

  1. Explain the fundamental principles and concepts of the natural, social sciences, and humanities that underlie issues of global environmental change and sustainability.
  2. Integrate learning and perspectives from multiple disciplines to address environmental issues.
  3. Investigate and solve problems through the collection and analysis of data.
  4. Critique the underlying assumptions, evidence, and arguments made by others.
  5. Communicate effectively about environmental issues visually, orally, and in writing.
  6. Work effectively as a member of a team.


Please see the Environmental Science and Studies Majors, Environmental Studies Minor, and Courses pages for information about the curriculum and degree requirements.