College of the Environment Undergraduate & Graduate Programs
Western's College of the Environment offers several undergraduate and graduate degree options.
Environmental Studies Degree Options
Undergraduate Majors, BA
- Environmental Studies, BA
- Environmental Studies - Education and Eco-Social Justice Emphasis, BA
- Environmental Studies - Geography Emphasis, BA
- Environmental Studies - Geographic Information Science Emphasis, BA
- Environmental Studies - Justice & Community Resilience Emphasis, BA
- Environmental Studies - Policy, Politics & Governance Emphasis, BA
- Student/Faculty Designed, BA (College of the Environment)
Combined Majors and Majors with other Units, BA & BAE
- Business and Sustainability, BA
- Economics/Environmental Studies, BA
- Environmental Studies - Elementary Education, BAE
- Environmental Studies/Journalism, BA
- Geography - Elementary Education, BAE
- Geography/Social Studies, BA
- Climate Change Minor (New!!)
- Disaster Risk Reduction Minor
- Environmental Education Minor
- Environmental Justice Minor
- Environmental Policy Minor
- Environmental Studies Minor
- Geographic Information Science Minor
-find additional GIS minor information here
- Geography Minor
- Geographic Information System Certificate (undergraduate)
- Geographic Information System Certificate (graduate)
Graduate Programs, M.Ed. & M.A.
Environmental Sciences Degree Options
Undergraduate Majors, B.S.
The Department of Environmental Sciences
- Environmental Science
- Environmental Science, Freshwater & Terrestrial Ecology Emphasis
- Environmental Science, Marine Science Emphasis
- Environmental Science, Toxicology Emphasis
Graduate Programs, M.S.
Urban and Environmental Planning & Policy Degree Options
Undergraduate Majors, BA
- Sustainable Design Minor information and application
- Sustainability Studies Minor
Student Faculty Design Major
Have an idea for a course of study not currently represented in one of our degree/emphasis pairings? College of the Environment is one of two colleges at Western Washington University to offer a student faculty design major. Students must still complete the preparatory courses for either the bachelor of science or arts degree.
Please contact Kathryn Patrick, the College of the Environment admissions advisor, at (360)650-2817 to make an appointment ro discuss the student faculty design BA or BS.
For more information on degrees, admission policies and procedures, application, and course descriptions, go to the WWU general catalog section for the College of the Environment, or contact a College of the Environment academic advisor.