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Environmental Studies

Unparalleled Flexibility

The Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Studies is an interdisciplinary liberal arts degree that provides students with a solid background in the natural, physical and social sciences, emphasizing communication, critical thinking, and problem solving.


What you learn as an Environmental Studies student

Why Environmental

The Environmental Studies major is unique in that it provides its majors with an unparalleled level of flexibility to design an area/areas of emphasis that meet their own individual academic and career goals and interests. Previous Environmental Studies majors have emphasized ecological restoration, energy efficiency, environmental policy, green business and sustainability, water resource management, urban environmentalism, and climate change science, to name but a few.

Boise as a Learning Lab

Consistently ranked in “Best Places” lists, the City of Trees combines a small-town feel with big city excitement. Surrounded by mountains with a river that cuts right through campus, Boise is a safe city with an affordable cost of living, a thriving local arts community and a burgeoning cluster of high-tech start-ups.

Why Boise