About Environmental Studies

  • We offer both Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees in Environmental Studies.
  • Our program draws upon the environmental leadership of the San Francisco Bay region, the strong campus commitment to social justice, and active campus sustainability efforts.
  • Environmental Studies is a field that crosses the boundaries of traditional disciplines, challenging faculty and students to look at environmental issues from a variety of perspectives.
  • Our students have the opportunity to integrate coursework in the physical and life sciences, social sciences, humanities, business, and ethnic studies.
  • Our faculty are drawn from many disciplines, including Geography, Environmental Chemistry, Geosciences, Conservation Biology, Urban Studies and Planning, Broadcast and Communication Arts, Business, Political Science, and Sociology. The faculty are teaching and actively investigating environmental issues of local and international concern.
  • The program attracts students from a wide range of academic interests and cultural backgrounds, and produces high quality undergraduates ready for careers in the environmental field.
  • We strive to inspire students to become active citizens and to make social change to address environmental issues.