The environmental science major is designed to prepare you for a career in various fields related to the environment and sustainability. Our faculty provide a broad educational background useful for anyone entering the environmental field, including the areas of conservation, research, administration, environmental education, government, industry and environmental health. You can readily be paired with a second major or a minor in areas such as biology, chemistry, biochemistry, business, or sociology/anthropology.
You may also opt for the environmental education concentration within the environmental science major. Environmental education has applications in both for-profit and non-profit venues, including zoos, businesses, nature centers, environmental/outdoor education facilities, conservation organizations and a variety of government agencies from national to local levels. This program is specifically designed to provide the science and environmental background and hands-on experience needed for graduates entering this growing field.
Click below for an overview of courses associated with our environmental science major. We encourage you to speak with a faculty representative during your on-campus visit for detailed information about your specific program interests.
Click below for an overview of courses associated with this minor. We encourage you to speak with a faculty representative during your on-campus visit for detailed information about your specific program interests.
For an official description of courses and degree requirements for the 2020-21 academic year, please reference our academic catalog.