"I would like students to take away from my classes that writing is one of the ultimate arts in self-expression. It is a serious means of finding communion with humanity. Write what you like to write, write often and with purpose and you may find yourself more in sync with the human planet."
What to expect at Saint Martin's
The Environmental Studies program at Saint Martin's incorporates the Benedictine tradition of creating sustainable communities of peace for 1500 years, and benefits from our close proximity to the Washington State Department of Ecology and the state government in Olympia. We are also able to take advantage of the natural resources located immediately on our campus and close by in Western Washington.
The B.S. track is a degree centered in Biology and the fundamental scientific processes governing the environment. The degree is rooted by a broad selection of courses in ethics, service learning, social science, economics, policy, and mathematics. Additional tracks may be designed in both chemistry and mathematical modeling.
The B.A. track is a degree centered in policy and social justice issues surrounding the environment. Students receive a critical foundation in science concepts and an expansive selection of electives allows a student to focus on areas of ethics, service, economics, policy, or food sustainability
Graduates of the University's environmental studies program will be prepared for avariety of careers in environmental sciences including:
- Research and development
- Biotechnology and bioinformatics
- State and federal government
- Marine biology
- Environmental protection
For a complete list of professional applications, visit "What Can I Do With This Major?". For additional information about how Saint Martin’s can help you find the career for you, visit our Career Center.