Students who have either a general or professional interest in the environment and who wish to be able to evaluate scientific, economic and social aspects of environmental problems will appreciate this major. Environmental studies majors should have, a proficiency in math and the sciences.
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The required and elective courses you would take for Environmental Studies majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.
Various specializations related to a major in Environmental Studies may be offered by colleges and universities. These specializations may be of greater or lesser interest to you. A few of these specializations related to this field include, but are not limited to: