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.
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:
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.