Suffolk University’s Environmental Studies program is an interdisciplinary program that takes influence from humanities, the sciences and social sciences. The interdisciplinary range of this major offers students a broad understanding of the intricacies of environmental and sustainability matters. Majors in the Environmental Studies program choose between two concentrations, Environmental Policy and Urban Environmentalism.
A sequence of lectures and brown bag lunch forums are sponsored by The Centre for Urban Ecology and Sustainability (CUES), these are open to the Suffolk community and they focus on a wide range of subjects including sustainability, environmental health, environmentalism, oceanography, coastal issues, food systems, food insecurity, climate change and science communication.
Nowadays, the human effect is a chief variable of environmental change both at the local and the international levels. The management of this effect is of vital importance for human, social and economic well-being. Environmental management needs clear scientific knowledge in addition to social, political and economic analysis abilities. Bircham University’s Environmental Management program shows how such abilities can and have been applied in a broad range of environmentally important settings.
Subjects covered on this course include: Environmental Science, Natural Resource Economics, Environmental Policies, Habitat Conservation Planning, Natural Ecosystem Management, Environmental Impact, Water & Waste Sanitation, Solid Waste Management
International Environmental Law, Pollution Management and Environmental Management. Subjects account for 3 academic credits each.
The Environmental Management course is available at Specialist, Expert, Bachelor's, Master's & Ph.D. (Doctoral) Degree program levels.