Environmental issues are complex and every sector of society has a stake in clearly and effectively relating their messages or concerns to the public. The environmental communication minor provides an understanding of environmental communication trends, policies, and practices to equip students in a variety of majors with the necessary knowledge and skills to become effective managers and leaders in business, and in public and nonprofit organizations.



Study within the field of environmental communication develops skills such as:

  • Critical thinking and analysis
  • Writing and rhetoric
  • Research

Complementary Majors

An environmental communication minor is an excellent complement for liberal arts students who are majoring in:

  • Natural Sciences
  • Technical Communication and Professional Writing
  • History

Professional Programs

A minor in environmental communication is particularly appropriate for students in professional programs such as:

  • Technical Communication
  • Profit and Non-Profit Administration

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