Institute for the Environment & Sustainability
at Miami University
Miami University offers 2 environmental co-majors:
A student taking a co-major must also complete a primary major in one of the divisions at Miami. Completion of the co-major satisfies the Miami Plan thematic sequence requirement. A number of departments and academic units participate in the environmental science co-major programs. For more information, contact:
- Dr. Thomas Crist
Professor of Zoology and IES Director
Note: The combined Master of Environmental Science program allows students to complete an M.En. degree with 1 year of additional study beyond the bachelor's degree, and is available to qualified, tuition-paying students with an undergraduate co-major in environmental science or sustainability at Miami University.
This interdisciplinary minor introduces students to the foundations of environmental sustainability and its complexities, with an emphasis on the approaches taken by people living under different geographic and economic conditions. Of special importance in this minor is increasing student understanding of the issues and problems faced by the majority of global citizens who live in less industrial or less economically developed parts of the world.
A minimum 2.25 g.p.a. is required for all courses in this minor. Courses must be taken for a grade (not credit/no-credit). Students planning to take this minor should consult with one of the advisors below.