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Academic Programs|Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources

ENR students work on a service project near Jackson, Wyoming.

Haub School students work on a service project near Jackson, Wyoming.

Undergraduate Programs

  • The environment and natural resources major is available to any UW student interested in adding breadth to their current academic program. Given the interdisciplinary nature of ENR issues, any field of study is an appropriate complement to a degree from the Haub School of ENR.

  • The environment and natural resources minor may be added to any bachelor's program at UW. The ENR minor shares similar ENR core curriculum courses with the ENR major, but requires fewer credit hours and does not include the breadth of distribution requirements or the ENR Internship.

  • The sustainability minor may be added to any undergraduate degree program to learn how to understand, analyze, and implement sustainable solutions. This minor offers three tracks: general sustainability, food systems, and sustainable energy.

Interested students may also take ENR classes without signing up for an ENR degree program. With all options, ENR students are challenged to work in interdisciplinary teams on real-world case studies. ENR course work is designed to develop critical thinking as well as written and oral communication skills, in addition to providing a strong foundation in ENR issues, public processes and policy solutions.

Another related option is the minor in environmental values from the Philosophy Department. This minor links the natural sciences, humanities, and social sciences through exploration of aesthetics, culture, ethics, and policy.

Learning outcomes

The primary goal of ENR studies is to add broad understanding of complex ENR issues to the depth of knowledge the student gains in a single discipline (the student’s primary major). As a student of the Haub School of ENR, you can expect your coursework to focus toward the following outcomes:

  • Specialization and Integration
    Complement disciplinary depth with broad exposure to ENR-related disciplines and approaches
  • Spatial and Temporal Perspectives
    Understand the temporal and spatial characteristics of ENR challenges.
  • Policy
    Recognize the content and implications of past and current ENR policies.
  • Cultures and Values
    Appreciate the diversity of ENR perspectives and experiences, including the role of personal and collective value systems and structural inequalities in shaping those systems.
  • Complexity, Risk and Uncertainty
    Understand that ENR problems inherently involve complexity, risk, and uncertainty.
  • Professional and Academic Skills
    Acquire specific skills necessary to succeed in a range of ENR professions and/or graduate and professional school, especially proficiency in written/oral communication, applied problem solving, and collaboration.

Download a more thorough description of the ENR Learning Outcomes.

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