Environmental studies examines the interrelationships between humans and their environment. Environmental scientists develop solutions to hazards facing our planet. They also dedicate their lives to preserving the planet.
The Environmental Studies minor at Illinois State gives you a solid foundation. The knowledge and skills you gain will assist you in an environmental-related career. You'll study environmental challenges like pollution, climate change, and harmful waste. You'll also learn the relationship between humans and the natural environment.
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The highly multidisciplinary Environmental Studies minor incorporates courses from across the sciences, liberal arts, technology, and the humanities, including biological sciences, chemistry, physics, geography, geology, agriculture, sociology, technology, anthropology, and philosophy.
Why study Environmental Studies?
Environmental Studies at Illinois State lets you explore the topics that interest you the most. Our curriculum is flexible and multidisciplinary. You’ll get exposed to a variety of areas across the University, including the sciences, liberal arts, technology, and the humanities. This gives you a well-rounded and engaging learning experience.