Welcome Home
Christopher Fowler
Director of Environmental Studies and Associate Professor of Chemistry
The Environmental Studies program introduces the student to an interdisciplinary experience focusing on local, regional and global environmental challenges. The student will develop an understanding of the relationships between humans and the natural world from the scientific and humanities perspectives. Students will be familiar with the scientific basis of major environmental issues and their possible solutions. Further, students will be able to apply the analytical methods and theoretical perspectives of the social sciences to the issues of environmental problems, management, and policies.

The Environmental Studies program offers a 20 credit minor in Environmental Studies, and an Individualized Plan of Study Major.

Is Environmental Studies Right for You?
Deal Shade Garden HPU
The Earth is what we all have in common.
Wendell Berry
Students Biology Research Project
One of the first conditions of happiness is that the link between man and nature shall not be broken.
Leo Tolstoy
Apply
You have completed your search and found your perfect match at High Point University. Let’s begin.
Visit
See for yourself what an extraordinary education in an inspiring environment with caring people looks like.
Discover
The Premier Life Skills University is focused on preparing YOU for the world as it is going to be.