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B.A. in Environmental Conservation

Sarah Parker’08  Wildlife Conservation Society, Bronx Zoo
Sarah Parker’08
Wildlife Conservation Society
Bronx Zoo

Environmental issues are many and there are diverse approaches to solving them. The B.A. in Environmental Conservation is an interdisciplinary program. Students in this major can design their own course of study and focus through the integration of environmental conservation with other disciplines, either through co-majors, minors, concentrations, or by self-designing a package of general electives from disciplines across campus. If you are interested in approaching environmental issues from, for example, an economics, psychology, education, policy, journalism, writing, or other perspective, this program is right for you.

Program Mission Statement

The mission of the B.A. in Environmental Conservation program is to provide women with the knowledge and skills needed to protect biodiversity: species, habitats, and ecosystems. Students majoring in Environmental Conservation study conservation issues within global, sociopolitical, and cultural contexts, become civically engaged, and learn to communicate the importance of preserving biodiversity to a variety of audiences. Students who complete the B.A. degree are prepared to solve the environmental issues that affect biodiversity through an interdisciplinary approach and to become leaders in the field of environmental conservation.

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