The twelve hour endorsement program in environmental education is designed to give students the opportunity to acquire knowledge about environmental education, gain skills in identifying environmental issues, and plan instruction and assessments to address relevant issues. The mode/s of delivery include/s traditional courses initially with eventual integration of some blended online classes that include both online and specified campus based experiences. Some outdoor experiences in this program will occur at Campbellsville University’s Clay Hill Forest, including watershed opportunities. Clay Hill Memorial Forest (CHMF) is a 158-acre educational and research woodland that has been developed as a regional center for environmental education and research on eastern deciduous forests.
The Environmental education endorsement involves four courses offered during regular semesters and/or summer terms. The program includes:
- ENV 384 Environmental Ethics and Contemporary Issues (3 hours)
- ED/ENV 440 Foundations of Environmental Education (3 hours)
- ED/ENV 442 Environmental Education Instruction and Materials (3 hours)
- BIO 416 Aquatic Biology for Environmental Educators (3 hours)