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Let Your Passion Make An Impact

Beloit offers five different environmental studies majors: three disciplinary majors in environmental biology, environmental chemistry, and environmental geology, and two interdisciplinary majors: Environmental Communication and Arts and Environmental Justice and Citizenship. Choose your focus, and put your passion toward changing the world.

Environmental Justice students conduct research in the Boundary Waters Canoe Wilderness. Environmental Justice students conduct research in the Boundary Waters Canoe Wilderness.

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Build on your talents and passions to explore different ways to protect the environment. The courses for environmental studies majors are as diverse as the world around us. Learn about biodiversity and geological hazards. Design energy efficient machines and buildings, and sustainable communities. Prepare for environmental activism. Make your art an instrument of social and environmental change.

Change the world

At Beloit, environmental studies majors and minors have unique opportunities to conduct field research with faculty and fellow students, study abroad, pursue internships, and engage in sustainability work on-campus as well in the community.

Alumni have gone on to careers in the arts, journalism, community-based activism, education, environmental law, the EPA, industry, and international organizations such as the United Nations.

Martu Kollie helps communities protect themselves from flooding
Environmental Studies News

Martu Kollie helps communities protect themselves from flooding

Her work was conducted during the Summer of 2022 through PSEG Institute for Sustainability Studies Green Team Program in Northern New Jersey
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Jesse Ellis, “Summer Courses at the Wilderness Field Station in the Boundary Waters”

Jesse Ellis, Director of the Wilderness Field Station in the Boundary Waters

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Syd Clark’22 developed the Sustain Beloit program to improve how the Beloit College campus handles its trash and recycling.

Trash talk minimizes campus garbage

Ninth semester student Syd Clark’22 created a new way to handle campus garbage.

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