• Environmental Studies

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    Environmental Studies
    Hamline University
    1536 Hewitt Avenue
    Saint Paul, MN 55104


    Mike Farris
    Program Director

  • Hamline University - Founded 1854

    Environmental Studies Courses

    ESTD 1100 - Introduction to Environmental Studies

    Goals: To introduce students to the study of interactions between humans and the environment from an interdisciplinary perspective; to expose students to multiple viewpoints on environmental issues; to acquaint students with internship opportunities in environmental studies.

    Taught: Spring semester.

    Credits: 4 credits

    ESTD 5950 - Problem Solving in Environmental Studies

    Goals: To cultivate the competencies needed to address environmental problems. These competencies include working in groups, discussion and presentation skills, writing skills, understanding multiple viewpoints, and analyzing and presenting conflicting information.

    Taught: Annually, fall semester.

    Prerequisites: ESTD 1100, BIOL 1130, and one course in general statistics

    Credits: 4 credits


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    • Senior Jenna Potter, an English major and German and communications double minor at Hamline, was awarded the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship to teach in Hamburg, Germany. Senior Libby Otto named as alternate to Norway.
    • A group of 43 undergraduate students and faculty attended the 2014 National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) in Lexington, KY from April 2 through April 5. Students presented 35 different projects that resulted from their collaborative research at Hamline.
    • Hear about the eye-opening experiences of Hamline students who participated in this year’s Catalyst spring break service trips.