Loyola University - Chicago - Institute of Environmental Sustainability

ID# 000749
1032 W. Sheridan Rd.
Chicago, IL 60660
United States
773-274-3000 (Main Phone)
Loyola University Chicago's Institute of Environmental Sustainability bachelor degree programs designed to provide a solid inter-disciplinary base of knowledge then specialize in Environmental Policy,Environmental Studies or Environmental Science with students having the options of choosing concentrations in Food Systems & Sustainable Agriculture, Conservation & Restoration, or Public Health.

• BA in Environmental Studies
• BA in Environmental Policy
• BS in Environmental Science
• BS in Environmental Science: Public Health
• BS in Environmental Science: Conservation and Restoration Ecology
• BS in Environmental Science: Food Systems and Sustainable Agriculture

Double Majoring in IES
All of the IES majors have a common set of foundational courses (accounting for 35-36 credit hours); the specific major/track is determined by completing at least fifteen credit hours of “additional major requirements” specific to that track. A student who wishes to major in two tracks in IES must complete the common courses required for all majors (including the additional society/ethics/justice course); all of which will count toward both majors that they pursue. However, a student cannot use the same course from the “additional major requirements” section to count for more than one major, that is to say a student may not “double-dip” courses in the “additional requirements” section. The effect of this recommendation is to require students to complete at least fifteen additional hours of course work to earn a second major within IES.
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