Combined major offered by the Department of Journalism, College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Department of Environmental Studies, Huxley College of the Environment.
120-126 credits (preparatory courses and major)
This program is not currently accepting new students.
For further information contact the Department of Environmental Studies, Western Washington University, 516 High Street, Bellingham, WA 98225-9085, Phone: 360-650-3277, Email: Diane.Knutson@wwu.edu
OR contact the Department of Journalism, Western Washington University, 516 High Street, Bellingham, WA 98225-9197, Phone: 360-650-4436, Email: Alexis.Tahiri@wwu.edu.
Students wishing to complete an Environmental Studies major in four years should complete all GUR requirements in their first two years. Prospective environmental science majors are strongly advised to take additional preparatory course work that provides a strong background in chemistry, biology and mathematics. The preparatory courses listed below may be used to fulfill both Huxley College and GUR requirements.
Why Consider an Environmental Studies/Journalism Major?
How to Declare (Admission and Declaration Process):
A grade of C- or better is required for a student’s major or minor courses, and supporting courses for majors and minors. All preparatory courses required for admission should be completed on a lettered or numeric grading scale, not P/NP, and must be completed with a grade of C- or better.