Environmental Studies Concentration
This 19-semester-hour concentration provides an interdisciplinary framework that promotes understanding of humanity’s impact on the natural environment and how the natural environment impacts human development; a critical appreciation of the importance of sustainability; and the central importance of integrating the work of the natural sciences, the social sciences, and the humanities for a holistic and meaningful understanding of any environmental issue or problem.
Environmental Studies Concentration Requirements
Required courses (7 credits)
- BIO 106 Introduction to Environmental Science (4 credits)
- PHL 204 Environmental Ethics (3 credits)
Elective options (12 credits)
- at least three credits from a social science course with an ESC designation
- at least three credits from a humanities course with an ESC designation (other than PHL 204)
- at least three credits from a science course (other than BIO 106)
- the last three credits from any course with an ESC designation
For more information, contact ESC co-coordinators Paul Gulezian, associate professor of biology, 847.376.7120, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Marian Staats, professor of English, 847.376.103, email@example.com.