Environmental Studies Majors in Arts & Sciences
Interested in the Environment?
Chose from Many Environmental Science Majors at OHIO
The study of the environment includes the physical nature of the planet, as well as plant and animal interactions involving other living organisms, space, land, and water.
To major in the study of the environment in the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University, choose a discipline for intensive investigation (biological sciences, chemistry, environmental and plant biology, geography, or geological sciences) and, in consultation with an adviser in that department, develop a program to meet your goals.
The following degree programs are offered:
- Applied Plant Biology
- Marine, Freshwater and Environmental Biology
- Environmental and Plant Biology
- Environmental Biology
- Environmental Chemistry
- Environmental Geography
- Environmental Geology
- Environmental Pre-Law Major
- Field Ecology
- Geography—Urban Planning and Sustainability
- Wildlife & Conservation Biology
Students interested in the environment might want to add a minor in a related science field.
- Biological Sciences
- Environmental Geoscience Minor
- Environmental & Plant Biology
- Geography – Meteorology
- Geological Sciences
- Bioinformatics (in cooperation with the Russ College of Engineering)
- Environmental Studies (through Voinovich School for Leadership and Public Affairs)
- Geographic Information Science (GIS)
The College of Arts & Sciences sponsors the undergraduate Environmental Studies Certificate program for students who are interested in environmental studies but do not want to major in the field. These certificate programs are available to students in any major within the University.