Welcome to the Environmental Studies Program at Boston College.

The Environmental Studies Program provides students with an understanding of the issues facing our planet as we strive to develop paths toward a sustainable future, from perspectives in the social and natural sciences, arts, and the humanities.

We are an interdisciplinary program that offers a major and minor in the College of Arts and Sciences, involving students and faculty throughout the University. 

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Iceland’s most photographed mountain showcases the dynamic extremes that define the landscape — waterfalls, fed from a volcanic source, carve through the dramatic mountainsides on their way to the sea. Photo by BC graduate Alex Krowiak