This information is part of the Colgate University catalog, 2023-24.

Advisers Baptiste, Burnett, Cardelús, Frey, Globus-Harris, Helfant, Henke, Kawall, Levy, Loranty, McCay, Pattison, Perring, Roller,Tseng

The environmental studies major provides students with interdisciplinary training in the topics, methods, and perspectives to research and critically analyze environmental studies questions and challenges. The courses below are required for the major.

For students graduating in the Class of 2025 and earlier, please refer to prior University Catalog requirements.

Major Requirements

All of the Following

One of the following courses on environmental justice:

One of the following courses on environmental economics and policy:

One of the following courses in environmental science:

One of the following courses in environmental arts and humanities:

Two of the following environmental studies electives:

Note: One of these courses must be an ENST offering (or cross-listed with ENST) and one of the courses must be taken at the 300-level or above. A single course may satisfy both of these requirements, but two electives in total are required. Courses may not double count for both an elective and the other major requirements listed above.

Honors and High Honors

Students interested in pursuing honors can find the additional requirements on the  program page.

Environmental Studies Program

For more information about the department, including Faculty, transfer credit, awards, etc., please visit the  catalog page.