Environmental Studies is a multidisciplinary academic field focusing solving some of the most complicated and challenging environmental problems and issues.  Curricula in this field combines fundamental knowledge in Social Sciences, Life Sciences, and Earth Sciences as a foundation within a hands-on applied quantitative and technical framework.

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Environmental Policy

At this point in our history, the application of environmental studies is a task with ever increasing importance.  Our curriculum is designed from the ground up to provide you a combination of knowledge, skills, and experiences making you competitive in the marketplace.  We believe that the learning experience is based upon solving real-world problems, integrating economic, political, biological, and ecological interactions in solutions that benefit human society.

Academic Advising

Undergraduate Programs

Academic advising for undergraduate programs, minors, certificates, and the M.Envs accelerated program are handled by Ms. Lindsay Freeman.  

Graduate Programs

Advising for the graduate programs in Environmental Studies are handled by Dr. Daniel McGarvey, Director of Graduate Programs in Environmental Studies.

News & Research

ENVS 301 – Introduction to Meteorology

Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. An introductory course designed to provide the student with an overview of the structures and processes that cause weather. These include atmospheric circulations and the weather patterns that we observe. Emphasis will be placed upon the tracking and display of weather phenomena, as well as their forecast movement […]

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ENVS 300 – Sustainable Societies

Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. This course explores the 25 most critical social, economic and environmental issues in the region in a global context. It examines how people are tackling the issues of sustainably and turning them into opportunities. […]

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ENVZ 105 – Physical Geology Laboratory

Semester course; 2 laboratory hours. 1 credit. Pre- or corequisite: ENVS 105, an optional laboratory course consisting of experiments and activities related to ENVS 105. […]

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ENVZ 335 – Environmental Geology Lab

Semester course; 2 laboratory hours. 1 credit. Corequisite: ENVS 335. Required for environmental science majors enrolled in ENVS 335; optional for other majors. Attendance on one Saturday morning field trip required. Laboratory exercises coordinated with ENVS 335 lectures. […]

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ENVZ 401 – Meteorology and Climatology Laboratory

Semester course; 3 laboratory hours. 1 credit. Pre- or corequisite: ENVS 401. A series of laboratory and field experiments designed to quantify the elements of weather and climate and to interpret their local temporal and spatial variations. […]

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ENVS 697 – Research

Planning, preparation, completion, and presentation of research in environmental studies. […]

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