Apply to the Environmental Studies Program

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The CWU Environmental Studies Program offers a B.S. in Environmental Sciences major, an Environmental Studies minor and a Sustainability Certificate/Minor. See below for the specializations offered within the major.

Please apply for the Environmental Studies Major or Minor through the MyCWU Portal, following these "How to Declare or Drop a Major or Minor" instructions.

Program Codes to Use When Applying:

Major [ENVSCI]


Sustainability Minor [SUSTMIN]

Specializations Codes for the Major:

Environmental Anthropology [ENAN]
Environmental Biology [ESBI]
Environmental Chemistry [ESCH]
Environmental Geography [ESGEOG]
Environmental Geology [ESGE]
Environmental Policy [ESPO]

Your request will be sent to the Environmental Studies Program, and an advisor and faculty mentor will be assigned to you based on the specialization you request. A welcome letter will be sent to your email with details on your next steps.

The Sustainability Certificate Application is available online as a fillable pdf. Please send the form to

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