Certificate in Environmental Interpretation

The Environmental Interpretation Certificate provides the recipient with a relevant background in environmental interpretation to prepare students to work as interpretive guides in park and other tourism venues and work in the professional areas of public information/education in resource management agencies.

Applicants to the Environmental Interpretation Certificate program are required to be a Texas State University Undergraduate degree seeking or post-baccalaureate student in good standing.

The certificate in Environmental Interpretation requires 16 semester credit hours. Students must complete the following courses with no grade less than a “C” and an overall average for the five classes of at least a 2.5.

GEO 2410Introduction to Physical Geography4
GEO 4322Interpretive Environmental Geography3
Select nine hours from the following:9
Natural Resource Use and Management
Environmental Management
Landscape Biogeography
Cultural and Political Ecology
Total Hours16