This interdisciplinary minor is designed to help students integrate their major area of study with an understanding of how individual and collective decisions interact with the environment. Students develop skills in critical analysis, interdisciplinary dialogue, and systems thinking.
Puget Sound graduates work in a variety of organizations and a diverse array of jobs related to the environment:
High School Programs Coordinator, Audubon
Director Idaho Water Project, Trout Unlimited
Toxins Reduction Specialist, Washington State Department of Ecology
Hydrogeologist, McKenzie Consulting
Clean Energy Organizer, Clean Water Action
Landscape Scientist, The Wilderness Society
Environmental Protection Specialist, Colorado Dept of Public Health & Environment
Solar Energy Developer, Iberdrola Renewables
Water Resources Project Manager, South Metro Water Supply Authority
Watershed Planner, Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe
Visit the Alumni Sharing Knowledge (ASK) Network in Cascade to see a complete list of Environmental Policy & Decision Making graduates who have volunteered to speak with students about their career path.