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Join us for an evening with Heather Hahn, Executive Director of Audubon NC, as she presents Audubon's most current findings on species at risk in her talk "Save the Songs: Climate Change and Birds." 

WHEN: Wednesday, 9/23/2015

TIME: 6:30 pm

WHERE: McNeil Hall room 1005

Free event co-sponsored by UNCW Environmental Studies Department, Cape Fear Audubon Society, and UNCW Seahawk Audubon Chapter.

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Welcome to the Department of Environmental Studies

The environmental studies curriculum is designed to give students the depth of intellectual and analytical skills along with the scholarly background necessary to understand and solve environmental problems. The program is interdisciplinary, drawing upon the resources of many related fields to provide the rigorous analysis necessary to understand environmental problems and formulate decisions that are environmentally sound.

The Department of Environmental Studies offers a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, and Master of Sciences degrees.

  • The Bachelor of Arts degree allows students a variety of specialization courses in both social and natural sciences.
  • The Bachelor of Science degree is intended to give intensive training in either the biological or physical sciences.
  • The Master of Science in Environmental Studies is an interdisciplinary, graduate degree designed for professionals, practitioners, citizens and students who wish to strengthen their knowledge of the environment.

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