environmental studies – minor

Learn more about the relationship between people and the natural environment in this minor program. Rather than focus on a single aspect of environmental studies, the courses included cover a range of disciplines such as geography, biology, history, political science and even philosophy.

credits required for the Environmental Studies minor

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of students are assigned multiple advisers devoted to guiding them through their four years at WOU

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of students who apply to WOU are selected for admission

student clubs and organizations are waiting to welcome you in

Highlights of the program

    • Tackle an extensive internship to get experience for a job in this field
    • Get the foundation needed for pursuing an advanced degree in environmental studies
    • Learn more about the world around you and what you can do to help it thrive

Example Courses

Faculty

SUSAN DANIEL

Department Head, Philosophy/Religious Studies
503-838-8378 | daniels@wou.edu | HSS 318

MARK HENKELS

Professor, Politics, Policy, and Administration
503-838-8544 | henkelm@wou.edu | HSS 205

EMILY PLEC

Professor, Communication Studies
503-838-8819 | plece@wou.edu | HSS 114

STEVE TAYLOR

Professor, Earth/Physical Science
503-838-8398 | taylors@wou.edu | NS 210

JEFFREY TEMPLETON

Professor, Department Head, Earth/Physical Science
503-838-8858 | templej@wou.edu | NS 211

MARK VAN STEETER

Associate Professor, Geography
503-838-8855 | vanstem@wou.edu | HSS 216

QUESTIONS - Environmental Studies Minor

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Contact Us

Phone: 503-838-8288

Email: ryalss@wou.edu

Location: HSS 231