- 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
- ENVS 230 - Environmental Justice and Local Knowledge 4 credits
- ENVS 323 - Seminar: Global Environmental Politics 4 credits
- ENVS 340 - Systems Modeling: Systems Thinking 4 credits
- ENVS 390 - Sustainable Cities 4 credits
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