Degree Requirements

The department offers one major and one minor:

  • Bachelor of Arts, Environmental Studies major
  • Minor in Environmental Studies

Please reference the 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog for course requirements specific to the Environmental Studies Department major and minor.

  • The Environmental Studies major offers a diverse, integrated curriculum based in the natural sciences, the social sciences, and the humanities, and complimented by an interdisciplinary introductory course and capstone seminar.
  • Students pursuing the Environmental Studies major have opportunities to Study Abroad in various countries, including Benin, Zambia, Costa Rica, and Australia, among others; undertake Service Learning in the outdoors; work with Environmental Community Partners; and collaborate with GU's on-campus environmental organizations such as the Gonzaga Environment Organization (GEO) and the Advisory Council on Stewardship and Sustainability (ACSS).

Want to Contact the Environmental Studies Department?

502 E. Boone Ave, Box 52
Spokane, WA 99258
(509) 313-5885