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Environmental Studies Major (Bachelor of Arts)

Students majoring in Environmental Studies have the option of choosing from the following concentrations for their degrees:

Human Thought and Culture:

This concentration focuses on how people have thought about the environment through time.  Students hone their critical thinking and writing skills.

Employment Opportunities: policy analysts, non-profit organizations, legislative assistant at state or local level, advocacy groups.  With a law degree, environmental law.


Students in this concentration focus on conveying information to a wide variety of audiences through a variety of formats including video, print, and images.

Employment Opportunities: environmental education, state and local governments, environmental journalist, advocacy groups.  

Business and Industry:

Students in this concentration develop skills to prepare them for business.

Employment Opportunities: environmentally focused businesses, environmental compliance in Fortune 500 companies, non-profit and advocacy groups.

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Last update on May 21, 2015