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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Randall Shaw has persevered and earned his degree after initially matriculating at Rhode Island College more than a decade ago.
He intends to join the student-run Environmental Club and get involved with the Bee Education Center.