Admitted students experienced Birmingham-Southern at the Select 'Southern event held on March 1-2, 2015.
Outreach and research are key components of the Urban Environmental Studies program. Many initiatives in Birmingham are underway to improve the livability of our city and reduce our environmental impact. These include the construction of LEED-certified buildings, numerous urban redevelopment projects, a growing urban farm initiative, and the establishment of one of the largest networks of urban parks in the United States.
Birmingham-Southern students participate in a number of environmental projects around the Birmingham area and abroad. The variety of topics covered in the Urban Environmental Studies major allows for a wide array of projects in which students participate. Some of these projects have included:
Every January, BSC students have the opportunity to expand their studies outside the classroom during Exploration Term. Several UES-related Exploration term courses have been offered recently, and include: