• Brad Johnston Out West

    Students can travel to Colorado with professor Brad Johnson to examine the timing of large landslides in the San Juan Mountains.

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  • Brad Johnston Out West

    Professor of Graham Bullock takes students to a local grocery store to research environmental friendliness of products.

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  • Environmental studies research

    Environmental studies majors design and propose independent projects that demonstrate both knowledge and skills of interdisciplinary environmental studies.

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Environmental Studies

p: 704-894-2487

Mailing Address

Box 7056
Davidson, NC 28035

Shipping Address

209 Ridge Road
Davidson, NC 28035

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Environmental Studies Department

The Environmental Studies Department offers both a major and a interdisciplinary minor, and a wide range of courses and opportunities to collaborate with faculty on research.

The major provides overview courses, breadth and depth components, and a capstone project in the senior year. The interdisciplinary minor gives students a broad exposure to a range of environmental issues.

Both the major and the interdisciplinary minor use multiple disciplinary and interdisciplinary approaches in addressing the complexity of environmental studies today, from local concerns to national policies to global issues and their solutions. A diverse faculty facilitates a problem-solving approach to environmental challenges with significant exposure beyond the classroom, in field and laboratory settings, internships, and international research contexts.

If you are interested in additional information about Environmental Studies, please contact Prof. Cindy Hauser, department chair.