Faculty from 10 departments serve as instructors, advisers and research mentors in the environmental studies program. They will push you to tackle issues from multiple perspectives as you take courses through departments like botany, geology, economics, philosophy, government and sociology.

Here is a listing of some of the courses offered in the environmental studies program. For full course descriptions and major/minor requirements, visit the online College catalog "Environmental Studies" section.

  • Environmental Studies as a Natural Science
  • Environmental Studies as a Social Science
  • Hydrology
  • Environmental Activism and its Political Impact Around
    the Globe
  • Culture, Politics and the Environment
  • International Environmental Cooperation
  • Environmental Justice in Global Prospective
  • U.S. Environmental Policy and Politics
  • Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
  • Ethnobotany
  • Freshwater Ecology
  • Estuarine Ecology
  • Marine Pollution
  • Plant Ecology
  • Plants, Protists and Fungi
  • Restoration Ecology
  • Earth Surface Processes and Landforms
  • Coastal Dynamics of Southern New England
  • Environmental River Restoration
  • The Impact of the World's Population on our Environment
  • Indigenous People, Sustainable Development and Biodiversity
  • Geologic Hazards and Humans
  • Sustainable Agriculture
  • Law and the Environment
  • Environmental Economics
  • Thinking Philosophically About the Environment