Many exciting opportunities are available to students through Hiram's Environmental Studies Program.
For starters, the program offers a variety of courses and experiences that are:
- Integrative and solution-oriented
- Hands-on and field-based
- Individualized to suit a student's own interests and goals
- Self-directed and self-motivated
- Challenging and empowering
Hiram's unique opportunities and facilities on- and off-campus further support student learning in Environmental Studies:
- TREE House - The Teaching, Research, and Environmental Engagement House, a sustainable renovation project involving student and community participation, will soon hold Environmental Studies faculty offices, classrooms, and public demonstration space.
- SEED Scholars Program- Opportunities to become Sustainability, Environment, and Engaged Design Scholars are available each year to Hiram students of all majors.
- Hiram College Field Station - Just two miles from campus, this extensive property boasts mature forest, a coldwater stream, young forest, old field, permanent and temporary ponds, a student residence, lab and teaching buildings, and a Studio Barn for creative work.
- Northwoods Field Station - Located in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan in Hiawatha National Forest just below Lake Superior.
- Study Abroad/Away Opportunities - Environmental Studies students take advantage of opportunities to study with Hiram faculty in exciting places like Bhutan, Zambia, Galapagos, Alaska, the Gulf of Mexico, and the Smokey Mountains.