2017-18 Catalogs

Certificate in Environmental Education

The certificate in environmental education is designed for teachers, scientists, public officials, consultants, field naturalists, environmental interpreters, and others having responsibility for educating or informing people about the environment.

The certificate is awarded after  successful completion of 18 credits of coursework with a minimum grade of C- or better. Up to 8 prior credits may be applied toward the certificate program. 


Required Courses Credits
ESP 445/ESP 545 Environmental Education and Interpretation 3
ESP 400 Internship (with an environmental education/interpretation host) 3
Choose one
EDU 501 Secondary Science Methods 3
EDU 552 Teaching Science K-8 3
ESP 542 Environmental Science: Concepts and Strategies for Teachers 3
HRD 200 Multicultural Human Development 3
Choose from ESP offerings to complete the credit requirements 9

Admission is open to undergraduates and graduates. Contact the Office of Admissions for more information.

Students should take courses based on availability. Appropriate substitute courses may be approved by the department.