School of Arts and Sciences
Environmental and Sustainability Studies
Our curriculum is developed to ensure students look at the field through an interdisciplinary lens. The program uses the expertise of faculty members across campus, including biology, political science, English, philosophy, and history. Students do hands-on field studies and have exceptional opportunities to travel and study abroad.
Our courses are uniquely designed to explore complex challenges and solutions while emphasizing collaboration across disciplines and employing expertise from many departments across campus.
Programs of Study
Major or Minor in Environmental and Sustainability Studies
Majors can choose from the following concentrations: Natural Sciences, Environmental Policy, Sustainable Studies, Environmental Humanities, and Contract.
Capitalizing on the strengths of the college's liberal arts curriculum, environmental and sustainability studies offers many opportunities for hands-on experiences, field research, and study abroad.
Many of our students work with the River Keepers organization in Fargo-Moorhead to study issues related to water quality in the Red River basin.