Commit to addressing the world’s major challenges like poverty, hunger, disease, and human and environmental degradation with the social and environmental justice program with the UW-Platteville Department of Environmental Sciences and Society. Coursework will cover how different populations are affected by and able to respond to climate change, natural and environmental disasters, and war and violence.
As part of your studies, you’ll complete a field work project allowing you to enhance the well-being of a place or people and deepen your understanding of the world that we live in. Paired with our unique student organizations and award-winning internship program, and you’ll develop a unique resume that will catch the interest of potential employers. Graduates of the social and environmental justice program will be able to identify the role of political and economic power in contributing to and solving social and environmental injustices.