Coordinate Major

The environmental and sustainability studies curriculum at Western Michigan University:

  • Fosters environmental awareness and scientific literacy for the general student.
  • Offers careful interdisciplinary training of majors and minors to understand environmental complexity and health, enabling them to be creative and able problem solvers.


Environmental and sustainability studies majors must:

  • Be enrolled in a second major curriculum of their choice, which can include any other major in any department or college at Western Michigan University.
  • Complete a minimum of 32 credit hours of ENVS courses.
  • Meet the appropriate prerequisites before enrolling in each course.
  • Receive a grade of “C” or better in all classes counted toward the major unless otherwise noted.

Course listing from catalog