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

Society and Environment (S&E) 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. Students are exposed to three areas of concentration, and choose to focus on one: (1) U.S. Environmental Policy and Management, (2) Global Environmental Politics, or (3) Justice and Sustainability. Offered by the Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management (ESPM). 

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) 642-7895
260 Mulford Hall
University of California 
Berkeley, CA 94720-3100

Society and Environment Peer Advisor

Caryn Yip

 

For more information about CNR Peer Advising, visit the PAL Page.