Would you like to have the world as your classroom? See what you can do as an Environmental Studies major:


Spring 2016 Catalina Semester

Environmental Studies students will have the opportunity to spend the semester on Catalina at the USC Wrigley Marine Science Center.

Environmental Studies Curriculum

Students can pursue either a BA or BS in Environmental Studies with numerous opportunities for field work. 

New Environmental Science and Health Major

The Environmental Science & Health major couples coursework targeted at the 2015 MCAT revision with an emphasis on resource sustainability and conservation. Pre-health students have an opportunity for an impactful experience and small environmental class sizes. 

Field Course Blogs

Student-written blog posts documenting some of the exciting things USC Environmental Studies students are doing in the field all over the world. 

Dornsife Environment Online Magazine

"Dornsife Environment" is a student-written online environmental news magazine that features research by USC Environmental Studies students. 

ENST Featured News

Environmental Studies Internship Program

Click here for an update on some of our Environmental Studies interns.

Coliseum Aims for zero waste at games    

The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum announced that it would aim for "zero waste" as part of the university's efforts to acheive zero waste status at the venue.

KNOW TOMORROW is a campaign to promote the facts on climate change, and to amplify the voices of the Millenials speaking out on the defining issue of their lifetime.


The Environmental Studies Program partnered with the Wrigley Institute of Environmental Studies in a successful campaign against single-use water bottles, updates on the campaign can be seen here!

  • Dr. Karla Heidelberg
  • Director
  • Environmental Studies Program
  • Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
  • Social Sciences Building (SOS) B15
  • 3502Trousdale Parkway
  • University of Southern California
  • Los Angeles, California 90089-0036