BA/BS in Environmental Studies

Illinois Wesleyan University

Date Posted: Feb. 25, 2016
Submitted by: Monika Urbanski
Sustainability Topic: Curriculum
Content Type: Academic Programs
Program Type: Baccalaureate degree
Distance: Local Only
Commitment: Full-Time


This interdisciplinary Environmental Studies Program is designed to educate a new generation of students who are critical and creative thinkers, committed to advancing environmental sustainability both locally and globally. Students acquire a solid foundation in ecological principles, earth science concepts and scientific causes of today's environmental challenges, as well as the institutions - cultural, political, and economic - and ethical dimensions through which to tackle them. Students can pursue a General Major or choose one of three areas of concentration: Ecology, Environmental Policy or International Environmental Sustainability.

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