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Environmental Studies Academy

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    ACADEMY DEAN: DR. LISA RUTH
    LRUTH@LEXRICH5.ORG
    803-476-8787

     

    WHY ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES

     

    • Create and Maintain a Sustainable Environment
    • Manage Natural Resources
    • Work with Animals
    • Promote Eco-friendly Lifestyles
    • Solve Real-World Problems

     

     

    Are you globally-minded? Interested in how things are inter-connected? Do you enjoy being outside? Working with animals? Do you want to make the world a better place? If so, the Environmental Studies Academy could be the place for you.

     

    Our program provides an ecologically-based curriculum through rigorous coursework and relevant hands-on experiences. Thematic units and the infusion of environmental topics in English, math, science and social studies provide opportunities for cooperative learning along with the development of problem solving and critical thinking skills. Through the exploration of the dynamic interrelationships of our modern world, you will use critical thinking to identify and analyze environmental issues. You will be equipped with a working knowledge and understanding of environmental academics that will open the door to a growing field in environmental careers.

     

    Sample Course Progression for Environmental Studies Academy