Minor in Society and the Environment

Wayne State's Minor Society and the Environment equips students with a fundamental understanding of the impact of humans on the environment through exposure to principles of ecology and related sciences, social science and the humanities. Tailored for students passionate about sustainability, social justice and the intersection of human activities with the natural world, the society and the environment minor delves into the complexities of environmental issues and their societal implications.

Whether you're majoring in anthropology, urban planning or economics, this minor enhances your ability to address pressing environmental concerns through a social lens. Graduates with this minor will gain a holistic perspective ranging from the socio-economic aspects of environmental challenges to exploring community-based solutions. Explore the interconnectedness between society and the environment and become an advocate for positive change in our ever-evolving world!

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