Degree offered: Bachelor of Arts
See also: Environmental Science
Ohio Dominican University offers two interdisciplinary majors (Environmental Science and Environmental Studies) for motivated students that desire to know our environment, to understand the current urgent environmental dilemma, and to seek a sustainable future. Environmental problems and their solutions are a complex mix of science, ethics, economics and politics. Environmental Studies majors will incorporate a holistic approach to knowing the world around us and decisions that affect environmental management and restoration, social change, the legal process, and green business. Majors will build on the strengths of a liberal arts education, utilizing the social sciences, business, economics, and ethics in decision-making and problem solving, as well as understanding the biological and chemical sciences. Graduates will be well prepared for jobs in city, state, regional, and federal agencies, non-profit groups, environmental consulting, sustainable development, green business, and environmental education. Graduates will also be prepared for graduate school in environmental studies, law, anthropology, sociology, economics, business, and other related fields.