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Academic Programs

The Institute for the Study of the Environment, Sustainability, and Energy fosters interdisciplinary research, education, and community engagement to promote understanding of the environment and the development of creative and effective solutions to environmental and sustainability issues. 

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Environmental Studies Overview

Number of Undergraduate Majors: Over 150 and growing!

Undergraduate Degrees: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) and Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

Degree Emphases:

Biodiversity and Environmental Restoration
Energy Studies
Environmental Policy
Nature in Society
Water Sciences

Special Academic Opportunities: InternshipsResearch

Tutoring on Campus: ACCESSUniversity Writing Center

Mentoring Resources

Green Campus Initiatives: ZipcarsBorrow a Bike ProgramSustainable & Renewable EnergyOutdoor Adventures

Contact Us

Institute for the Study of the Environment, Sustainability, and Energy/ENVS
325 Montgomery Hall
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115
ENVS@niu.edu
815-753-6563