Environmental studies students diving in the Bahamas.

You design your own concentration. The possibilities are only limited to your own interests and career aspirations. We’ve put together a list of what some of our previous environmental studies students have pursued.

Agriculture and surface water quality in Iowa

Courses include:

  • Marine Science
  • Ecology
  • Wilderness Politics
  • Entomology
  • Independent Study

Anthrobiology

Courses include:

  • Ethnobotany
  • Topics in Biology: World Health
  • Evolution
  • Anthropology: Environment, Culture, and Sustainability
  • Independent Study

Gendered forestry practices in India

Courses include:

  • Human Relations
  • Philosophy of Feminism
  • Humanity and the Environment
  • Global Feminism
  • Independent Study

Prehistoric variations in Australian monsoon rainfall

Courses include:

  • Climate Change
  • Climates of the Ice Age
  • Chemistry I
  • Chemistry II
  • Geological Research

Wildlife conservation

Courses include:

  • Marine Science
  • Animal Migration
  • Ornithology
  • Animal Behavior
  • Case Studies in Tropical Wildlife Conservation

Carbon storage in boreal wetlands

Courses include:

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Organic Chemistry Lab
  • Organic Chemistry II
  • Physical Geology

Assessing food waste at Cornell College

Courses include:

  • Humanity and the Environment
  • History of Ethnological Theory
  • Qualitative Anthropological Research Methods
  • Statistics
  • Geographic Information Systems

Commercialization and agroecology in Costa Rica 

Courses include:

  • Ecology
  • Plant Morphology
  • Plant Systematics
  • Environmental Sociology
  • Independent Study

Endangered species conservation in Madagascar

Courses include:

  • Ecology
  • Animal Behavior
  • Plant Morphology
  • Educational Psychology
  • Ethics and Public Policy

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