Requirements – Environmental Studies Concentration in Spirituality, Justice, Ethics

Major in Environmental Studies with Concentration in Spirituality, Justice, Ethics (40–41 hours)

All of the following (19 hours):

  • ENVS 161 Introduction to Environmental Studies 3 hours
  • ENVS 171 Introduction to Environmental Science 3 hours
  • ENVS 217 Environmental Policy 3 hours
  • COMM 418 Women, Leadership, and Communication 3 hours
  • ENVS 385 Interdisciplinary Environmental Research Methods 3 hours
  • ENVS 386 Current Issues in Environmental Studies 1 hours
  • ENVS 495 Comprehensive Project Seminar 3 hours

One STEM Elective chosen from:

  • ANTH 254 Survey ll: Human Prehistory 3 hours
  • BIO 109 Marine Biology 3-4 hours
  • BIO 308 Vertebrate Natural History 4 hours
  • BIO 312 Evolution 3 hours
  • BIO 316 Conservation Biology 4 hours
  • BIO 323 Ecology 4 hours
  • BIO 332 Ornithology 3 hours
  • CHEM 102 Chemistry in Everyday Life 3 hours
  • MATH 107 Mathematics for Sustainability 3 hours

One Arts and Culture Elective chosen from:

  • ANTH 141 People and Nature 3 hours
  • ANTH 253 Survey l: Culture and Language 3 hours
  • ART 236 Sustainable Textiles 3 hours
  • EDUC 466 Communicating Climate Science 3 hours
  • ENLT 211 Animals in Literature and Society 3 hours
  • ENLT 212 Ecopoetics in the Age of the Anthropocene 3 hours
  • ENLT 213 Environmental Literature 3 hours
  • SOC 306 Consumer Society 3 hours

One foundation course in Environment and Spirituality selected from:

  • RLST 240 Catholic Social Thought 3 hours
  • RLST 251 The Christian Tradition 3 hours

One foundation course in Environment and Justice selected from:

  • JUST 250 Introduction to Justice Studies 3 hours
  • GWS 240 Gender and Environmental Justice 3 hours
  • PHIL 254 Social Justice 3 hours

One foundation course in Environmental Ethics:

  • PHIL 256 Environmental Ethics 3 hours

Two Advanced Courses in any suitable SJE topic. A 3-credit internship may be substituted for one advanced course. Courses selected from:

  • ENVS 331 Human Ecology and Spirituality 3 hours
  • JUST 301 The Quest for Human Rights 3 hours
  • PHIL 354 Ethics 3 hours
  • POSC 319 Politics of Global Economic Development 3 hours
  • RLST 351 Religion and Science 3 hours