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Environmental Studies

The Experience of a Lifetime
The Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Studies provides interdisciplinary training that prepares you to address environmental issues from multiple perspectives. We root our degree in place-based learning experiences here in Idaho and build expertise in human and natural systems.

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.

Environmental Studies students learn to:

  • See Perspectives
  • Evaluate Change
  • Communicate Effectively
  • Create Networks
  • Conduct Research
  • Lead and Follow