The Environmental Studies Program at CWU was established over 35 years ago to provide an interdisciplinary approach to the study of environmental issues. The program features team-taught courses including two high-enrollment General Education courses that are currently taught by faculty from the Biology, Geography, and Geology departments. In 2008, the Environmental Studies Program began offering a new Bachelors of Science (B.S.) degree in Environmental Studies in addition to the previously existing Environmental Studies minor.
There are currently 5 specialization options for the B.S. degree in Environmental Studies:
NOTE: The Advising Work Sheets for each specialization are under revision. For immediate concerns, please contact your advisor.
The Environmental Studies Program has the following learning outcomes:
Faculty at CWU are involved in a broad array of environmental research in fields such as biology, resource management, atmospheric chemistry, and watershed studies.
The Environmental Studies Program is part of CWU's Center for the Environment