Environmental Studies Courses
International Climate Negotiation Seminar
Interdisciplinary Environmental Law Clinic
Additional Environmental Studies Courses
Explore key concepts, debates, and issues driving sustainability in business
Examine the science behind current environmental issues, with emphasis on ecology and conservation.
Conservation Biology will focus on biodiversity, its preservation and current threats, as well as obstacles to its preservation for the future.
In this environmental humanities seminar we will consider texts illustrating how American citizens evolved in their perception, use, and expectations of the natural world during the 19th and early 20th centuries.
One Health is a collaborative effort of multiple disciplines - working locally, nationally, and globally - to attain optimal health for people, animals, and the environment.
An opportunity for students to evaluate and explore potential paths in environmental studies, and learn presentation skills to carry forward in their careers.
EnSt 310 is designed to give you an appropriate grounding in fundamental assumptions, conceptual novelties, and the distinctive tools of analysis that comprise this emergent school of economic theory, while placing this theorizing in ecological context.
Compare and integrate diverse texts and narratives through which Americans have developed a complex relationship to nuclear technology.
We will explore themes of worldview, cognitive linguistics and framing, cognitive dissonance, risk perception, empathy, habit changes, bungles in messaging, and difficult dialoguing through the examples of climate change and vaccination.
This course focuses on the energy policy concerns of Israel and its surrounding region.
This course examines the major role that fossil fuels play in regional and interstate politics, including their effect on wars, regime change, and human rights.
Environmental quality varies widely across race, class, gender and other forms of social difference. This course explores how and why these differences exist.
This course aims to provide students with the writing skills they need to be successful in the environmental field once they graduate.
Provides students with the opportunity to develop and apply problem-solving skills in the context of environmental challenges.
A broad survey of practical and applied methods for environmental field work for site assessments, ecological studies, conservation land management, habitat monitoring, and ecological restoration.
A hands-on introduction to the concepts of conservation biology and applied conservation practice, including designing and implementing conservation projects.
Urban Ecology is a field of study within ecology that focuses on the urban environment as an ecosystem and attempts to understand how humans and nature can better coexist in these highly modified environments.
This introductory course in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is designed to provide basic knowledge of GIS theory and applications using the existing state-of-the-art GIS software.
Independent study for undergraduates, supervised by a faculty member.
The Sustainability Exchange will bring together students working in trans-disciplinary teams to tackle real-world energy, environmental, and sustainability problems through an experiential form of education.
RESET is an experience-focused class that will provide students w/in-depth understanding of the factors that are shaping the growing renewable energy industry, as well as the opportunities/challenges in the years ahead for decarbonizing the electric grid.
This variable credit course is designed to prepare students to attend and observe annual meetings associated with the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) as a delegate of WashU.
Classes will feature hands-on exercises selected to help students master advanced GIS analysis tools and techniques, while providing experience in the planning and execution of real-world projects.
Engineering and Arts & Sciences students work in interdisciplinary teams with law students, handling environmental projects for public interest, environmental or community organizations or individuals.