General Program Information
Ron Roach, Ph.D., Chair
222 Nicks Hall
Kevin O’Donnell, Ph.D., Director
313 Burleson Hall
Phone: (423) 439-6679
Web Address: http://www.etsu.edu/das/environmentalstudies
Students in the Environmental Studies Minor will study the social, political, and ethical implications of environmental problems and solutions. This interdisciplinary minor combines perspectives from the natural and physical sciences with perspectives from the social sciences and humanities.
This minor emphasizes service-learning and field experience, and it offers a regional focus. A number of the courses focus on the environment in the Appalachian Region, within a national and global context.
The Environmental Studies Minor, combined with training in a traditional discipline, will help prepare students for graduate study and careers in business, public health, public policy and administration, environmental law, environmental writing, and more.
The Environmental Studies Minor requires the completion of 21 hours of coursework as follows: