Majoring in Society and Environment

Social and environmental problems are deeply intertwined. The Society and Environment (SE) major introduces students to the main approaches and theory for environmental social sciences, including how social science tools can be applied to environmental problems, and how social science theories contribute to understanding environmental problems.

Overview

The Environmental Science, Policy, and Management Department's Society and Environment (SE) major introduces students to the main approaches and theory for environmental social sciences. This includes how social science tools can be applied to environmental problems, and how social science theories contribute to understanding environmental problems.

What will I study?

At the upper division level there are three major areas of concentration. Students are exposed to all three areas and choose to focus in one:

  • U.S. Environmental Policy and Management
  • Global Environmental Politics
  • Justice and Sustainability

Advising

Undergraduate Advisor: Christine Tobolski

ctobolski@berkeley.edu 

(510) 643-5325
260 Mulford Hall
University of California 
Berkeley, CA 94720-3100