The post-baccalaureate certificate in environmental humanities at UNC Greensboro is for those students who are interested in interdisciplinary environmental work in cultural fields. This certificate provides a foundation for interdisciplinary thinking.
Students take classes from the Department of Geography, Environment, and Sustainability along with electives from two humanities departments.
This certificate is also a direct pathway into the M.S. in sustainability and environment program, as all courses count toward the M.S. degree and the graduate school.
- UNCG is ranked as one of the nation’s most environmentally responsible colleges, according to the Princeton Review (2020).
- Students have access to modern geographic technology, including an oversized cartographic plotter, GPS equipment, and computers with industry-standard software programs like Arc/Info, ArcView, ERDAS Imagine, ArcGIS, Surfer, AtlasGIS, MapInfo, and ER Mapper.
- State-of-the-art laboratories – like the Geomorphology and Weather and Climate Lab, and the Regolith Analysis Laboratory – offer in-depth geographic analysis using the latest precision instruments.
- The program’s accreditations and affiliations include:
- Association for Environmental Studies & Sciences
- Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education
- National Council for Science and the Environment
THE STUDENT EXPERIENCE
- This certificate can be completed 100 percent online and on the student’s own schedule, but with options for in-person work if desired.
- Students take classes from the Department of Geography, Environment, and Sustainability and along with electives from two humanities departments.
- Students may complete this program as a standalone certificate or in conjunction with the M.S. in Sustainability and Environment.
Graduates are prepared for careers such as:
- Nonprofit mangement
- Urban Planning
- Energy Efficiency
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