Environmental Studies at Wellesley offers our own courses as well as environmentally related courses from departments across campus. 

What aspects of Environmental Studies most interest you? Use the interactive app below to match courses to your interests. 



We’re happy to help you find a course that will suit your needs, whether you’re interested in learning more about the ecosystems we live in, the ethical issues involved in human interactions with the environment, or policy options for mitigating environmental problems. We are also available to help you plan your environmental studies major, and to discuss options for careers that address environmental issues.

The Environmental Studies Department offers a major, a minor, and the opportunity to undertake an honors thesis. We can help guide you in choosing an environmentally related study-abroad program or find courses at nearby schools. We invite you to take some courses and discover how fascinating environmental studies can be.