Sep 22, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 [Archived Catalog]

Environmental Studies, Sustainability, and Resilience Certificate


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Certificate code CTESRC

Voinovich School for Leadership and Public Affairs
The Ridges Building 22, Room 119
Athens, OH 45701
Phone: 740.593.9358
Fax: 740.593.0924

www.ohio.edu/envstu

Dr. Natalie Kruse Daniels Environmental Studies Director/contact person, krusen@ohio.edu
Cheryl Hanzel, Program Manager/contact person, hanzel@ohio.edu

Program Overview

The undergraduate certificate in environmental studies, sustainability, and resilience offers students in any major a means of enhancing their curriculum with environmental, sustainability, and resilience content. The certificate is multidisciplinary in that it requires students to complete classes in several disciplines. The program is open to students in any major, but it is especially relevant for those seeking environmentally related careers in education, government, business, law, and consulting firms.

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Change of Program Policy

No selective or limited admission requirements.

External Transfer Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

The environmental studies, sustainability, and resilience certificate is a credential that enhances the degree of students in any major. The addition of this credential will contribute to a student’s competitiveness in the job market and it highlights the student’s multi-disciplinary foundation to address complex environmental challenges that require expertise across the natural, physical, and social sciences.

Requirements

Certificate Hours Requirement


The Environmental Studies, Sustainability, and Resilience certificate requires a minimum of 18 hours.

Core Requirement


Complete the following course:

Interdisciplinary Programmatic Components


Complete one course from each of the following categories. Students cannot take more than two courses from the same department to fulfill the ecology; policy, politics, and regulation; natural and physical science; and social sciences and humanities components. 

Social Sciences and Humanities


Complete one of the following courses:

Environmental Studies Synthesis


Complete one of the following courses:

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