Environmental Studies Program

RIC students in field for environmental studies
What We Do

The B.A. in environmental studies is the systematic study of human interaction with the environment.

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April Kiser


RIC students in field for environmental studies

Environmental studies is an interdisciplinary program that draws knowledge from several academic disciplines to create a powerful learning experience. Our students take courses in biology, mathematics and physical sciences, learning to use scientific principles, document change and understand the dynamics of Earth system processes. They also take courses drawn from the humanities, social sciences and art to learn about human behavior, cultural variation and the function of social, political and economic institutions as they relate to the natural world. Upon completion of this program, our graduates have gained both the intellectual tools and the methodological tools needed to address the critical environmental issues of our time.


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Rhode Island College is an exclusive member of the Common Application. All students applying for undergraduate admission must complete the Common Application. This includes freshmen, second degree students, re-admits and international applicants.

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