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Making a Difference in the World


Preserve, conserve, restore. Make a difference in the world. 

Global climate change affects nearly every aspect of life on our planet. We engage you with the critical environmental issues facing the planet today, and equip you with the knowledge and problem-solving skills that will enable you to deal with real-world environmental challenges in the natural sciences, humanities, and social sciences. We need people like you to make a difference to our environmental future.

Bachelor of Science

Our Environmental Science degrees provide you with the knowledge, experiences and problem-solving skills to solve global to local environmental issues facing the planet today. We need you to join us to engage in conservation ecology, biodiversity, ecological restoration, marine ecology, environmental monitoring, and environmental education. Our teacher certification degree qualifies you to teach middle-high school to our future generations.

Environmental Science w/Field Biology concentration

Environmental Science w/Teaching Certification

Bachelor of Arts

Our Environmental Studies degrees prepare you to use what you will learn in the natural sciences, humanities, and social sciences to understand human interactions with the environment. We need you to join us to confront environmental justice, policy, ethics, law, spirituality, creative expression (writing, film, arts), and to engage communities in environmental education.

Environmental Studies w/Humanities concentration

Environmental Studies w/Social Sciences concentration

This degree may be eligible for completion in three years through our Degree in Three program. Learn more and find out if you're a fit.


Minor in Environmental Studies

Our Environmental Studies minor is perfect for any student to gain foundational knowledge and skills in learning about and participating in environmental issues that will enhance your primary undergraduate major.

Minor in Environmental Studies

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Pursue Environmental Education

You will have the opportunity to engage with people of all ages in community projects that address how humans interact with our natural and built environments.

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Study Abroad and Tropical Ecology

Programs in Latin America and the Caribbean (Tropical Ecology) and in India (Himalayas) or in Loyola facilitated programs throughout the world.