Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Studies

  • Overview

    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.

    WPU students conduct research in the field and get hands-on instruction from experienced faculty and industry experts.
  • Courses

    View the Academic Catalog to see courses in Environmental Studies.

    Environmental Studies B.A.: Sample 4-Year Plan

  • Faculty
    Lisa Bonner
    Department Chair of Science and Mathematics; ​Professor of Biology
    ​Associate Professor of Biology
    Associate Professor of Anthropology; Department Chair of Culture, History, and Politics
    Associate Professor of Biology
  • Careers

    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
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