Linfield College - Environmental Studies Department

ID# 000747
900 SE Baker Street
Mcminnville, OR 97128
United States
800-640-2287 (Main Phone)
Description
Students in the major choose from one of two focus areas:

• Environmental Science
• Environmental Policy.

In each focus, students select from a variety of social science and science electives. Students in both areas also take a course in research methods in the environmental sciences, as well as an upper-division problem solving seminar that serves as the capstone. The major is available as a bachelor of arts or bachelor of science degree.

Goals for the Major and Minor - In successfully completing a major in Environmental Studies, students will be able to:

• Select appropriate methods and correctly apply them in investigating specific environmental problems at local, regional, and/or global scales.

• Critically examine the values, assumptions and contexts that organize human communities and their relationships with the biosphere.

• Integrate multiple disciplinary perspectives to critically and creatively analyze, and recommend action on, complex environmental issues.

• Effectively communicate environmental information to diverse audiences.
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