Environmental and Climate Studies Minor

Enhance your degree with an environmental and climate studies minor  

The environmental and climate studies minor enables you to immerse yourself in interdisciplinary offerings related to the environment and climate, including environmental writing and communication, ecology, and community engagement and education.

This 20-credit program provides you with a strong understanding of pressing environmental issues as well as approaches to mitigating and adapting to those environmental changes brought on by the climate crisis. In addition, you will gain valuable skills in systems thinking, community engagement, communication, collaboration, and other relevant environmental competencies.

Explore career paths with an environmental and climate studies minor

With a minor in environmental and climate studies, you can successfully pursue a variety of careers, including:

  • Corporate social responsibility specialist
  • Environmental consultant
  • Environmental health and safety specialist
  • Parks and recreation manager
  • Policy analyst
  • Sustainability consultant
  • Urban planner 

In addition, you can explore careers in many different fields, including:

  • Agricultural biotechnology
  • Ecotourism
  • Environmental conservation
  • Environmental advocacy and education
  • Green energy and technology
  • Natural resources management
  • Public relations

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