Your studies will range across disciplines. Research will be an essential part of your work, and you will find a broad range of research opportunities. As a major, you will work with distinguished faculty members to investigate environmental issues and attitudes.
Claire Zurlo ’14 says her environmental studies major allowed her to weave diverse interests, from sociology to Spanish, into her coursework. And she discovered a passion – food justice. Zurlo entered Hamilton College expecting to major in science, but her interests veered in surprising directions. She minored in geosciences but realized her first year she wasn’t necessarily interested in a science career.More >>
Lucas Harris ’12 declared his environmental sciences major on his application to Hamilton College and his interest held. It propelled him first to a Fulbright grant and then into a Ph.D. program in geography at Penn State.More >>
Hamilton graduates who concentrated in environmental studies are pursuing careers in a variety of fields, including: