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Beth Forys
Professor of Environmental Studies

Eckerd College
4200 54th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL 33711

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Environmental Studies

Environmental Studies



The minor in Environmental Studies requires six courses, three required courses and three environmental field courses.

Required Classes (must take all 3)

  • ES 172 Introduction to Environmental Studies
  • ES 211 Introduction to Earth Science (or MS 101N Geological Oceanography)
  • ES 270 Introduction to Environmental Biology (or BI 111N Ecology and Evolution or MS 102N Biological Oceanography)

Environmental Field Classes (pick one class from each field)

  • Human Ecology (ES 214 Green Design, ES 280 Environmental Education, or AN 210 Sustainable Development)
  • Environmental Policy (PO 325S Environmental Politics and Policy, PO 313 International Environmental Law, ES 216 Coastal Management, ES 315S Wildlife Policy)
  • Environmental Humanities (AM 319E Environmental Film Colloquium, CO 200E Writing the Environment, ES 351E Influential Environmental Writers, ES 345H Environmental Ethics & Justice, HI 316E Empire and the Environment, HI 353E Environmental History, HI 354E European Environmental History, LI 106E Southern Literature and the Environment, PL 243E Environmental Ethics, RE 381E Ecotheology, RE 382E Asian Religions and Environment,)

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Fiske Guide to Colleges
Eckerd College has been recognized for environmental studies in the Fiske Guide to Colleges 2013.