Fall 2016 Commencement
Bushy Lake Restoration poster
Evan Gallant and Bethany Rader
American River Sampling
Student Presentations at ARB
Save The World Video by Prof. Popejoy

Our Mission

The mission of the Department of Environmental Studies at California State University, Sacramento, is to prepare students to understand and address environmental problems in their political, economic, social, ethical, and scientific contexts. We promote the use of an interdisciplinary approach to teaching and research, and we encourage the development of strong writing, research, and quantitative skills that give students the ability to identify the causes and consequences of human influence on the environment and to work toward sustainable solutions to complex environmental problems.

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Environmental Studies Student Profile

Ryan Nowshiravan (BS, Environmental Studies, 2016)

I am a Sacramento State alumnus. In October 2016 I was employed, full-time, at the Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District (SMAQMD) as an Air Quality Specialist in the Mobile Source Division. In the summer of 2015, just before my final year at Sacramento State, I earned an internship with SMAQMD. I learned about the internship opportunity through the Sacramento State Career Center and it was also posted on the bulletin board in the ENVS wing of Amador Hall. I would like to thank the entire ENVS department for their dedicated support throughout my undergraduate years.