Environmental Studies: Policy, Culture & Society
The environmental studies:policy, culture and society (PCS) major offers students an interdisciplinary curriculum to explore the political, social and cultural aspects of how human beings perceive and relate to the environment. Students engage in a core of courses in the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences, with advanced study in a concentration area (economics, history, philosophy or politics and government). Students who complete this major have a deep understanding of their concentration area, informed by complementary study of environmental issues.
Research, Scholarship and Internships
Students have a variety of opportunities to broaden their experience and
explore different fields in
CoursesStudents take an interdisciplinary core of courses in natural science, social science and humanities, along with advanced courses in a concentration area of their choice, including economics, history, philosophy or politics and government. Students complete the senior project/thesis process within their concentration area with readers in both the concentration area and the environmental studies major.