Hiram College

opportunities abound

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 Gulf Coast.