Why choose environmental studies at North Central College?
You won’t just learn about going green—you’ll live green. This minor’s rich curriculum includes biology, business, history, literature and philosophy coursework and plenty of opportunities to participate in North Central’s own sustainability efforts. Whether you want to save the planet or save money by conserving resources, environmental studies will enhance virtually any major and prepare you for a career in a government agency, private corporation, nonprofit organization or academic institution.
You can also:
- Conduct field research at some of our partner institutions, including Morton Arboretum in Lisle, IL, Shedd Aquarium in Chicago, or Gulf Coast Research Laboratory in Ocean Springs, MS.
- Gain valuable hands-on experience through internships, study abroad opportunities and participation in the College’s sustainability efforts.