Environmental Studies Courses

All other courses required for the Environmental Studies major are described under the respective academic departments. 

EVST 110 Introduction to Environmental Studies
An introduction to the study of environmental problems using an interdisciplinary approach with emphasis on the importance of sustainable solutions. The course combines scientific, economic, political, sociocultural and ethical knowledge to examine selected topics such as human population, food, water, and energy. Laboratory course.

EVST 275 American Literature and the Environment (LS, W1)
Cross-listed as ENGL 275. 

EVST 280 Environmental Analysis (NS-L, CW)
Cross-listed as CHEM 280. Prerequisite: CHEM 240 or consent of instructor.

EVST 497 Senior Seminar (W2) [UR]
A capstone experience involving common readings, research methods and both written and oral presentation of independent research. Oral presentation and defense of research functions as the senior comprehensive exam. Prerequisite: senior standing. 

EVST 498 Environmental Internship
Provides opportunity for students to engage in an applied field experience. Focus of internship to be determined by the student’s Environmental Studies emphasis. Internship must be approved in advance by Environmental Studies faculty. Prerequisite: junior or senior standing.