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Environmental Programs at James Madison University

In addition to offering several majors, minors and centers with environmental focuses, JMU also houses the Institute for Environment and the JMU Environmental Education Center.

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Majors in Environmental Science Studies

Earth Science (B.A.)

The B.A. in Earth Science degree is designed to integrate all the Earth sciences in a systems approach to understanding the Earth. Contact Dr. Eric Pyle, Department of Geology and Environmental Sciences.

 

Engineering (B.S.)

The JMU engineering program empowers and motivates students to engineer systems for sustainable societies.

 

Minors in Environmental Science Studies

Environmental Information Systems

The interdisciplinary minor in environmental information systems is designed for undergraduates interested in using computer and information management technology to solve environmental problems and improve environmental stewardship. Contact Dr. Steven Frysinger, Department of Integrated Science and Technology.

 

Environmental Management

The environmental management program prepares students to apply the principles of environmental science and engineering to contemporary environmental problems in both natural resource and industrial contexts. Contact Dr. Steven Frysinger, Department of Integrated Science and Technology.

 

Environmental Studies

Contact Dr. Judith Dilts, Department of Geology and Environmental Sciences. See Environmental Studies for more information.

 

Centers and Institutes in Environmental Science Studies

Center for Environment, Health and Safety

Contact Dr. Steven Frysinger, Department of Integrated Science and Technology.

 

Institute for Conservation Law Enforcement

Contact Dr. Steven Frysinger, Department of Integrated Science and Technology.

 

Center for Energy and Environmental Sustainability

Contact Dr. Christie-Joy Brodrick, Department of Integrated Science and Technology.
Visit http://www.cisat.jmu.edu/cees/ for more information.

 

Institute for Health and Environmental Communication

Contact Dr. Peter Bsumek or Dr. Sharlene Thompson, School of Communication Studies, for more information.