Environmental Studies Programs

The Environmental Studies department takes an interdisciplinary approach to the study of complex environmental issues, incorporating the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities.

As one of the largest ES departments among top liberal arts colleges, we offer an unusually wide range of courses and research opportunities.

Students can pursue an Environmental Studies major (Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts) or minor.

Find out more about our programs, student research, the courses offered, and our faculty.

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Nature and society
Prof. Randy Wilson

How do we make decisions about environmental resources? Who benefits? How do we balance sustainability and justice?

Prof. Randy Wilson and his students examine these questions up close and hands on, probing the practical and political implications of policy.

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