ONU offers the environmental studies minor through the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, which allows you to examine contemporary environmental issues from several disciplinary perspectives across campus. Because of this interdisciplinary nature, the minor fits well with nearly every available major as well as the general education requirements. So, if you’re interested in a career path addressing current and future environmental challenges with creative, interdisciplinary solutions in public policy, science, technology, engineering, humanities and business, the environmental studies minor provides a solid foundation.
When you add an environmental studies minor to your university experience, you can choose classes that fit your interests and life goals, including courses about organismal biology, biodiversity, environmental issues, natural history, religion, public policy, environmental ethics and law.
WHAT ARE THE LEARNING OBJECTIVES OF THE MINOR?
Minor in environmental studies, and soon you’ll be able to show:
- A knowledge of environmental issues from several disciplinary perspectives, using methods from the social sciences, the natural sciences and the humanities.
- The ability to integrate a knowledge of environmental issues using interdisciplinary approaches.
- The ability to approach environmental issues from an ethical perspective.