Environmental Science Major (BS)

On land, in the air, or in the water, we study the environment, its make up and its challenges.

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Your learning won't just take place in the classroom.

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You'll learn to analyze samples and data in our labs.

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You'll get your feet wet surveying the environment around you.

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What You’ll Learn

Environmental problems are among the most urgent issues facing our civilization.

Through a curriculum with a common core in the disciplines of biology, ecology, chemistry and geology, and a focused track, environmental science majors develop the conceptual knowledge and technical skills necessary to address environmental problems.

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Last Updated 4/19/22

I really enjoy the welcoming atmosphere that the faculty and staff provides the students. They always make themselves available to help and are very supportive, no matter what it is you want to study.