Academic Catalog 2021-2022

Environmental and Sustainability Studies Major with Concentration in Environmental Humanities

Major Requirements

The requirements for a major in environmental and sustainability studies with an environmental humanities concentration are 36 credits:

Environmental and Sustainability Studies Courses
ENVR 103Ecosystems and Human Influence4
or BIOL 221 Ecology
Ethics or Theology Courses
Select 8 credits in ethics or theology from the following:8
Environmental Ethics
Ethics of Sustainable Community
Religion and Ecology
Policy or Economics Courses
Select 4 credits in policy or economics from the following:4
Principles of Global Economics
Global Development Issues
Climate Change and Conflict
Environmental Policy- Politics
Petroleum Politics & Planet
Global Sustainability Issues
Environmental Nutrition
Politics of Development
Urban Communities
Social Change in Theory & Practice
Arts and Humanities Courses
Select 8 credits in arts and humanities from the following:8
Global Literature and Environmental Justice
Animal Stories: Kinship, Rivalry, and Alterity
Nature's Place in U.S. History
Sustainable Communities
Elective Courses
Select 8 elective credits not taken above from the following:8
Conservation Biology
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Video Production
Global Literature and Environmental Justice
Animal Stories: Kinship, Rivalry, and Alterity
Native American Literatures
Postcolonial Literatures
Global Development Issues
Environmental Ethics
Environmental Policy- Politics
Petroleum Politics & Planet
Global Sustainability Issues
Geology
Sustainability in Germany
Nature's Place in U.S. History
Indigenous Peoples of North America
Doing Digital History
Food in Global History
Sustainable Communities
Politics of Development
The Ethics of Aid and Development
Ethics of Sustainable Community
Religions of India
Religion and Ecology
Cultural Anthropology
Urban Communities
Social Change in Theory & Practice
Research
ENVR 475Interdisciplinary Research4
Total Hours36

Degree and Graduation Requirements
In addition to the program-specific requirements listed above, all students must complete the graduation requirements specified for their degree.  See the Degree and Graduation Requirements section for more information.