William Peace University’s Environmental Studies program provides a solid interdisciplinary foundation in the environment’s scientific, economic, cultural, and policy elements.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, approximately 10% of new jobs by 2033 will be “green” jobs. As an Environmental Studies (ENV) major at WPU, you will tailor the program to your professional interests with a small, focused core of required courses combined with a menu of courses from several disciplines, including Biology, Chemistry, Anthropology, Political Science, Business Administration, Global Studies and Communication. You can extend your learning beyond the classroom through internships and opportunities to research environmental issues with the Biology Department.
FacultyDepartment Chair of Science and Mathematics; Professor of BiologyAssociate Professor of BiologyAssociate Professor of Anthropology; Department Chair of Culture, History, and PoliticsAssociate Professor of Biology
Environmental Studies is an excellent starting point if you’re interested in pursuing an advanced degree in the environmental disciplines, law, or medicine. Alternatively, you will be qualified for an entry-level career position in diverse fields like environmental safety, education, risk assessment, environmental planning, or ecotourism.
A B.A. in Environmental Studies offers a lot of career options, including:
- Environmental Scientist
- Environmental Consultant
- Sustainability Coordinator
- Environmental Educator
- Conservation Scientist/Manager
- Environmental Policy Analyst