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College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Environmental Sciences and Sustainability
The Environmental Sciences and Sustainability Learning Community is for students in the Ecology and the Environment (BIO 3500) course but is especially designed for students seeking deeper exposure to issues in environmental science and sustainability. Students will have opportunities for active learning in small-group settings, which will include weekly hangouts, discussion groups, eco-talks, review sessions, outings, internships and career events. Members of the learning community will deepen their understanding of urban sustainability and have opportunities to expand their networks through interaction with practitioners in the greater urban Detroit community. Students will learn about career paths for Environmental Science majors and minors, and have access to academic support to synthesize information from the Ecology and the Environment course. Participation in the Environmental Sciences and Sustainability Learning Community will enrich students' academic experience at Wayne State, help them build relationships with other students, faculty members, and professionals in the field, and better prepare them for graduate programs, careers, and understanding the role of Environmental Science and Sustainability in everyday life.