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Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Humanities

* For the most up to date and official degree description and requirements see the undergraduate bulletin.


Overview

The Environmental Humanities major, leading to a Bachelor of Arts degree, draws together a range of disciplines to explore human understanding and interpretation of nature. The curriculum integrates disciplines from social sciences and the humanities including: writing, literature, philosophy, history, anthropology, archaeology, and art and architectural history.

The major prepares students to lead efforts to revitalize public understanding of the natural world through nature education, museum work, community organizing, literacy education, advocacy, business, writing and the arts. They may also choose to pursue advanced degrees in literature, journalism, education, social work, the arts, the social sciences and law.

The major builds on the interdisciplinary core curriculum offered at Stony Brook University’s Sustainability Program.  Students will enroll in major-specific courses in their junior and senior year.  As part of the degree requirements, students will work in teams with students enrolled in related majors to solve problems collaboratively. Students are encouraged to take advantage of local and international independent research opportunities, internships and field camps to gain real-world experience.


Requirements


Please click here to see a full listing of the requirements for the Environmental Humanities major

Note: All courses offered for the major must be passed with a letter grade of C or higher. Course taken with the Pass/NC option may not be applied to the major.

To contact the faculty director of the major please email: heidi.hutner@stonybrook.edu

To find out more about jobs relating to this major, please click here to visit the Career Center webpage for the EHM major.

Please visit the Undergraduate Bulletin for a complete listing of EHM Courses.


* For the most up to date and official degree description and requirements see the undergraduate bulletin.

IMPORTANT NOTES:

1. This checklist summarizes your major/minor degree requirements. Please consult the Undergraduate Bulletin that was in place when you declared your major/minor for the official list of major/minor requirements. For details, visithttp://sb.cc.stonybrook.edu/bulletin/current/archives.php

2. This checklist indicates ONLY what is required for your major or minor, and does not confirm completion of the University’s general education, upper-division, and total credit requirements. Please consult with the appropriate academic advising unit to review the remaining graduation requirements. For general advising locations, visit http://www.stonybrook.edu/sb/academichelp.shtml.

Heidi Hutner

Heidi Hutner

Director, Sustainability Studies / Faculty Director, Environmental Humanities

Environmental literature and film; ecofeminism; environmental justice; feminism; race studies; women’s literature; Restoration and eighteenth-century literature and culture.

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