Undergraduate Programs

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Looking to study the environment?

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Environmental Restoration

 

 

 

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Environmental Studies seeks to:

(1) evaluate the nature and magnitude of environmental and climatic change at local, regional, and global scales

(2) understand and explore solutions to energy challenges

(3) assess the impact of environmental, climatic, and energy challenges on society and contribute toward the development of a public policy that promotes sustainability


Upon completion of their degree in Environmental Studies, students should be able to:

(1) Evaluate the nature and magnitude of environmental and climatic change at local, regional, and global scales

(2) demonstrate knowledge and analyze solutions to our energy challenges

(3) assess the impact of environmental, climatic, and energy challenges facing society and contribute towards the development of a public policy that promotes sustainability

(4) identify the cases, scales, and remediation and mitigation approaches to major local, regional and global environmental problems


Contact Dr. Melissa Lenczewski at 815-753-6563 or lenczewski@niu.edu for more information.