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Environmental Studies BS - Academic Experience

(HEGIS: 04.20 ECOLOGY, CIP: 03.0103 Environmental Studies)

Department of Environment and Sustainability

602 Clemens Hall
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-4670

Dr. Nicholas Henshue
Director of Undergraduate Studies

Associated Programs

Associated Subjects

Experiential Learning

The program in Environmental Studies requires practical fieldwork through an internship experience. The course is usually taken in the senior year. Students have interned at governmental and non-governmental organizations such as the U.S. Attorney General’s office, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, the Buffalo Zoo, the Buffalo Botanical Gardens and the Army Corps of Engineers.

Study Abroad

The Department of Environment and Sustainability encourages students in any of our majors to take part in a study abroad experience. Advisors in the program will work with students to review study abroad courses for possible use in the major.

Extracurricular Activities

Honors and Awards

Departmental Honors

A student in the Environmental Studies major is eligible for departmental honors based on her/his University at Buffalo grade point average. Honors levels are Distinction with a GPA of 3.250 to 3.490, High Distinction with a GPA of 3.500 to 3.740 and Highest Distinction with a GPA of 3.750 or higher. A minimum of 50% of credits for the major must be completed at UB to be eligible for departmental honors.

Published: Aug 02, 2021 11:30:03