2023-2024 Catalog 
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2023-2024 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Environmental Studies Major

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The Environmental Studies Program is interdisciplinary in nature, reflects the current state of the field, recognizes the relationship between human behavior and nature in ecological issues, and responds to the Jesuit call to promote environmental justice and ethical stewardship of the natural world.

Program Learning Outcomes

Students will:

  • Integrate perspectives of multiple disciplines to understand the complexities of human-environment interactions
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the range of environmental issues and the roles of humans and institutions in responding to them
  • Analyze critically and develop socio-culturally appropriate strategies to resolve environmental problems
  • Connect environmental problems to issues of social justice through study and community engagement
  • Apply scientific principles to develop solutions for environmental problems

Major Requirements (46 units)

Electives (16 units)


* Internship placement or research project must have an environmental component.

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