Welcome to Environmental Studies

Environmental Studies is one of the fastest growing interdisciplinary majors and fields of study in the US. At ECU, you can earn a BS degree in Multidisciplinary Studies with an individual concentration in Environmental Studies. This degree provides a solid foundation for students interested in learning about the complex relationship between humans and their environment. Students take a variety of courses that integrate social and scientific understandings of environmental issues, practical responses to environmental problems, and the narratives and values that shape our interactions with nature and the natural world. As a major, you’ll obtain the skills and knowledge necessary to pursue a variety of in-demand careers or graduate school.