- Bachelor of Arts (BA)
The Environmental Studies Program seeks to create a learning environment that fosters an understanding of the causes and consequences of our environmental predicaments, as well as help our students develop the creative problem-solving skills to design a more sustainable relationship between humans and the rest of the natural world.
Why Study Environmental Studies at Oberlin?
Each year in April, residence halls, co-ops, and city K-12 public schools battle it out during Ecolympics to see who can most reduce electricity and water use. This two-week competition and event series raises awareness and prompts action regarding sustainability efforts.
Upcoming Environmental Studies Events
- ECON 331 - Natural Resource Economics 4 credits
- ENVS 225 - Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change 4 credits
- ENVS 322 - Energy and Society 4 credits
- ENVS 342 - Political Ecology 4 credits
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