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Environmental Science and Policy
Smith College, a prestigious, liberal arts institution with a reputation of activism and progressiveness does not have an Environmental Science and Policy major. Other academic institutions in the United States of comparable size and reputation have ES&P departments with respectable majors and requirements. Why does Smith lack this ever more common major? I have investigated the reasoning behind the status quo from the perspective of Smith faculty and administration and I have attempted to find solutions and alternatives with the goal of having an ES&P major. With a growing understanding of the human impact on the planet, environmental science and policy is a growing field and is no less important than other subjects being taught at Smith College.
© 2006; Marie-Laure Couët
Couët, Marie-Laure, "An Environmental Science and Policy Major At Smith College" (2006). Capstone, Smith College, Northampton, MA.
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