Environmental Science is the study of the biological, chemical, physical and social science principles that govern the structure and functioning of the natural world. Through the study of environmental science the student develops an understanding and appreciation for their multifaceted role in the natural world.

Students will...

  • Learn principles of physical, biological and social science that are central to human interactions with the environment
  • Gain experience with field and laboratory methods
  • Build skill with communication, problem-solving, and other in-demand liberal arts skills

Develop understanding of the scientific process and the ability to apply scientific knowledge to problems of environmental importance. A degree in environmental science helps open the door to a wide range of fields including:

  • applied science 
  • pollution management 
  • conservation biology 
  • public health 
  • natural resource management

Environmental science graduates may choose to continue on to professional and graduate programs in research, management and education. The program emphasizes the development of transferable liberal arts skills and includes the flexibility for students to pursue their own academic interests in the field as part of their degree program.

Contact Us:

Sarah M. Dimick Gray, PhD
(651) 793-1952